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Jacksonville Women’s Business Center

Dedicated to Expanding the Entrepreneurial and Economic Development
of Women Business Owners and Leaders in Northeast Florida.

The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) endeavors to create a new level of innovation and ignite the enterprising spirit through advanced entrepreneurial development, education, extensive resources, and dynamic networking. Consisting of volunteer opportunities and a redeveloped suite of programs, JWBC provides an innovative and valuable educational experience that enables women in business to make sound decisions and develop the infrastructure to facilitate business growth and prosperity.

The goal of JWBC is to support our clients and sponsors by improving the business climate through growth and retention. By enhancing the value of the JWBC experience and investment in our programs, we position JWBC closer to becoming a World-Class Business Center and promote Northeast Florida as a region that strongly supports women entrepreneurs for years to come.

For more information: (904) 366-6633, or

For a complete list of our Programs and Events, click here

Featured Events:

                              JWBC Hosts Keynote Speaker & Entrepreneur, Teresa Meares

Breaking Down Barriers to Communication

You won’t want to miss this inspiring JWBC event as we host Teresa Meares whose entrepreneurial journey is simply fascinating. Learn about her career, growing business and her work as an advocate for women in business. Watch this brief video to learn how amazing of a woman Teresa truly is – click here.


Tickets: $35 per person, includes lunch and program



Financial Matters – Registration Open Now  

JWBC’s Financial Matters workshop intensive will provide an in-depth financial education to women business owners that will streamline their business infrastructure, improve profitability, and facilitate growth.

Said to be an “eye-opener” by past participants, JWBC’s Financial Matters program connects women business owners with accountants and financial experts in a workshop learning intensive on the financial aspects of business ownership. Participants
will review the financial health of their businesses, develop strategies to improve their cash flow management and profitability,
support the infrastructure of the business, and create a plan for growth.

Key Benefits of the Program

Participants will:
• Complete a business model canvas/business plan
• Learn how to develop a relationships with bankers and accountants
• Understand and manage the components of business finances
• Read financial statements and understand their impact on the overall health of the business
• Recognize gaps affecting profitability
• Understand and avoid compliance issues
• Protect themselves from theft and/or fraud
• Learn how to access capital and obtain a loan

Ideal participants are women business owners, who have been in business at least six months and are using an accounting system that generates financial reports.

Classes start February 28, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, at the JAX Chamber.  Subsequent classes on March, 9, March 14, March 21, March 28 and April 4.  Bonus session on Quick Books will be held on April 11.

Cost: $200 per person.  Length: Six sessions, plus a bonus session – Introduction to Quick Books, Tips & Tricks

To register and pay online click here.  To learn more, contact Kathy Bolesworth, 904.366.6633



The JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1978 and serves Northeast Florida in funding workforce development, leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.


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(904) 366-6633



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