The Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS) is dedicated to increasing the value of women-owned businesses by providing certification, education, advocacy, and mutually beneficial business opportunities for our members and affiliates. WBENC Certification validates that a business is at least 51 percent owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women.
NYU Langone, based in New York City, is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers devoted to patient care, education, and research. WCP is honored to partner with Dr. Nirit Rosenblum, Dr. Christina Escobar, and the entire NYU Langone team for our SUI clinical trial.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals is an academic medical center ranked as one of the best hospitals in the Philadelphia metro area by US News & World Report's annual listing of the best hospitals and specialties. WCP is proud to partner with Dr. Karolynn Echols, Dr. Renita Ross, Brandy Firman, and the entire TJU staff for our SUI clinical trial.
The University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Since 2016, WCP has continuously collaborated with OU through business accelerator programs, grant writing workshops, providing internship positions, mutually beneficial research opportunities, sponsoring a feasibility study, and mentoring students over a wide range of subjects.
Created to drive more women into positions of power and keep them there, Chief is a private network designed specifically for senior women leaders — rising VP level through CEO — to strengthen their experience in the C-suite, cross-pollinate power across industries, and effect change from the top-down. Our founder and CEO, Allison Watkins-Conti, is a proud member of this highly prestigious community.
Springboard Enterprises is a trusted network of entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors accelerating the success of accomplished, entrepreneurial women leaders leading technology-driven companies. It is the leading network of influencers, investors and innovators dedicated to building high-growth companies led by women who are transforming industries in technology and life science, of which WCP is a member of.
Oklahoma Venture Forum (OVF) was founded in 1987 to champion small businesses and economic development by connecting and recognizing venture talents. Since their beginning, OVF has acted as the preeminent ecosystem for business innovation and entrepreneurship development. Their diverse membership includes investors, entrepreneurs and service providers from a wide array of statewide industries.
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses, of which WCP is a certified member of.
The Business Innovation Center at Francis Tuttle provides space for business-centered programs, including the small-business incubator Launch Pad FT of which WCP is a client. In addition, Francis Tuttle connects and nominates affiliated businesses with grants, funding, awards, and other opportunities in the Oklahoma City area.
Made Possible By makes giving easy for community minded businesses, and provides a better way to share their stories of Good. Tune into the Conversations Around Good podcast to learn how other Community Champions are choosing to invest in their communities. We love to make Good LOUD!
StitchCrew is a locally established organization focused on building a more equitable economy through entrepreneurship. In collaboration with NBA Team the Oklahoma City Thunder, StitchCrew runs an accelerator program to support entrepreneurs in the middle of the country.
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce certifies woman-owned businesses in Oklahoma. The program may benefit businesses that have traditionally faced extra barriers to market entry or participation. Some companies and state agencies use certifications to ensure diversity in their selection of contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Entities who choose to do business with certified companies are confident that their reporting of dollars spent with women-owned businesses will be verifiable and credible.
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