Photograph of women of color entrepreneurs at an event

ADVICE AND BUSINESS FINANCING FOR WOMEN OF COLOR ENTREPRENEURS

Connect with a trusted business advisor who can help you and your business grow.

Upcoming Events

Dreaming Up Success: Dolcezza’s Story | Women of Fire Fireside Chat Series

Thursday, October 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

In this fireside chat, we will explore how Dolcezza scaled their business into a team of 100 employees, six retail shops, one production facility and a wholesale program that includes 100 restaurants, and 2500 grocery stores nationwide.

3 Business Certifications That Help Win Government Contracts

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

In this workshop with the U.S. SBA, we explore the benefits and processes of obtaining Federally recognized certifications.

Coffee & Conversations November

Friday, November 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Join us for Coffee & Conversations every month to expand your network and receive support from other women of color entrepreneurs just like you.

Impacting America's Economy

0 Million

Jobs created by women of color-owned businesses

0 Million

Women-owned businesses

$0 Trillion

Generated by women-owned-businesses

Testimonials

Photograph of Yashieka Anglin

“Wacif has allowed my business to thrive with not only education support, but also with funding.  Obtaining credit for my business was a challenge.”

Yashieka Anglin

CEO, Anglin Consulting Group

Photograph of Sheryl Ponds

“My team would not have survived the pandemic without Wacif’s help. I was clueless about the grant & lending opportunities under CARES act.  Wacif, especially Shauna Yeldell, grabbed my hand and her team walked me through the process.”

Sheryl Ponds

Founder/CEO, Dai Technologies Corporation

Photograph of Luwam Berhane

“It’s been really rough, but we really want to take care of our children. This grant is a huge help. Thank you so much for everything.”

Luwam Berhane

Owner, Sprouts Town Childcare Development Center

press release announcing phoenix cohort

Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center Launches Ascend.Her: Phoenix Cohort

September 27, 2021

Washington, D.C. (September 27, 2021) — The Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center (Center) today announced the participants for the Ascend.Her: Phoenix Cohort, the latest cohort of Wacif’s award-winning…

Read More
21.07.28 Ascend Her Feature Image Press release final

Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center Launches Inaugural Ascend.Her Capital Accelerator Cohort

July 28, 2021

Ascend.Her is a Capital Accelerator program designed to serve women of color entrepreneurs through a holistic, multi-week program. Applications for the 2021 Phoenix Cohort are now open.

Read More

Join Our Growing Ecosystem

Connect with other women of color entrepreneurs to help grow your business. Subscribe to our newsletter.