The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s business programs are open to any woman entrepreneur preparing to open a business or who operates an established business. Serving the seven counties in Northeast Florida: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, Flagler, St. Johns or Putnam, JWBC aims to empower and grow the economic development of women business owners and leaders.
Entrepreneur Certificate Program
The JWBC Entrepreneur Certificate Program is an innovative progression plan for women to build a portfolio of assets for their businesses. Programs can be taken separately, by completing four of the five programs participants earn the Entrepreneur Certificate.
Develop your personal entrepreneurial spirit and leverage your own leadership style and singular value. Learn more
Get tips on how to gain customer insights to generate, test, and optimize your products and services. Learn more
Learn how to leverage tools and gain expert knowledge in order to make sound financial decisions. Learn more
Gain knowledge on the tools, tactics, and innovative techniques for marketing your business online and in the community. Learn more
Examine and identify areas that will make your business stronger, eliminate unnecessary risks and prioritize projects. Learn more
Internationally renowned, this mentoring program is North Florida’s premier program linking accomplished women business owners with a panel of advisers.
ATHENA links accomplished women business owners with a panel of unpaid advisers for a year to meet business goals and objectives. Entry into the program requires a rigorous three-step application process. Learn more about this mentoring program and the requirements to participate by clicking here
This interactive approach to mentoring helps women entrepreneurs gain relationship access and an understanding of self-awareness.
This mentoring program will prepare participants to be a part of ATHENA PowerLink
Network of Trusts
With the aim to increase the viability of entrepreneurs, this program efficiently connects participants to resource providers
Learn more about the Network of Trusts
Society of Small Businesses
The society of small business allows you to network, connect and grow together as women business owners.
You will receive value from the Society’s many programs including its special events, networking, and roundtables. These programs provide you with opportunities for professional growth and build relationships with other women business owners. The Society of Small Businesses will also serve to connect you with what is going on in our region and in the small business community.
JWBC online classroom allows access to virtual training workshops, collaborative activities, and a professional network of trusted resource providers.
Click here to access the online classroom
JWBC help desk is a database compiled of small business resources, FAQs, road maps for workshops and programs, and allows you to submit a request to trusted resource providers. Click here to access our Help Desk
Enrollment dates and links to register online for current programs can be found in our calendar.
Partial scholarships and payment schedules are available.
Ready to take your idea or business to the next level? We’d love to get to know more about you!
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The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center is a program of the Jacksonville Chamber Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization. The Women’s Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the JAX Chamber Foundation. The SBA’s cooperation does not constitute or imply its endorsement of any opinions, products or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for person(s) with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. To make arrangements, please contact us. firstname.lastname@example.org