In honor of National Black Business Month, Center Program Director Messay Derebe speaks with Guy Lambert, the host of Community Focus on WPGC 95.5, to share how and why a new business center was launched to focus on women of color. This interview was made possible by our partners at JP Morgan Chase.
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…
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.
Program leaders Messay Derebe and Kennedie Toney share how their personal experience shapes their approach to this work.
The Center will build on Wacif’s decades of expertise investing in women entrepreneurs of color through access to capital and small business resources
$981 billion dollars. That’s the annual economic output America would gain if businesses owned by women of color earned as much as their white female counterparts.