Entrepreneurial & Women's Business Center

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We empower Connecticut-based women and people of color to take control of their economic future by connecting them with training, one-to-one coaching, networking events, and resources to advance their entrepreneurial success.

Our stellar team takes the guesswork out of how to start and grow a small business. Access the latest technology tools to simplify your operations and tactics to increase economic prosperity. Coaching and training programs expand strategic thinking and help you increase engagement within your community. Our free and low-cost services are offered remotely and in-person to women and men.

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The Entrepreneurial & Women's Business Center (EWBC) is part of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, named one of the nation's most outstanding business schools by The Princeton Review. Learn more.

Funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the EWBC is part of a national network of nearly 150 Women’s Business Centers.


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

To our clients, businesses, and communities of color, we see you, we hear you, and we strongly support you. We condemn all racism and discrimination and proudly support all of our black/minority business owners, our clients, and our partners. We stand with you and our communities seeking inclusion, diversity, and understanding.

Accessibility Policy

All EWBC programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.

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