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This page offers information to help women owned businesses with helpful resources to start and grow their business.

Committee of 200
This Chicago-based group of influential women offers the Growing Entrepreneurs Mentoring Program, which provides advisors for women who own businesses with $3 million to $10 million in sales.

Make Mine a $Million Business Program
To help women entrepreneurs reach $1 million in annual revenues, this program gives participants a year of business coaching and other resources. It is run by Count-Me-In, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing women's access to capital, and OPEN for American Express (FSB's distribution partner), the corporation's small-business group.

Springboard Enterprises
This Washington, D.C., nonprofit offers networking programs, seminars, venture forums, and workshops to teach women how to gain access to equity markets. Participants have raised significant amounts of capital.

Women Presidents' Organization
The 2006 WPO Annual Conference in Chicago, April 27-29, includes a session for women who want to pitch their business plans to venture capitalists.

Women's Technology Cluster
The San Francisco business incubator helps female technology entrepreneurs find sources of capital through introductions, conferences, mentoring, and other services.

American Business Women's Association
To bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

American Woman's Economic Development Corporation
Information and workshops on starting a business.

Mothers' Home Business Network
The first and largest national organization providing ideas, inspiration and support for mothers who choose to work at home.

National Association of Women Business Owners
Since 1975, NAWBO has helped women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy. National Association of Women Business Owners is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries.

Women's Bureau
This website offers key resources, targeted information, registration for online programs, and networking opportunities to help your business reach its maximum potential. The Department of Labor and the SBA are eager to assist the women who are the driving force in our economy.

WomenVenture
WomenVenture is a leader in providing the technical tools and emotional support to help you start and grow your business, find a new job, or develop a new career path.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council
(WBENC), founded in 1997, is the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations.