The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte (WBCC) empowers women with the tools needed to establish businesses, stabilize their companies, generate sustainable profits, strategize for future growth, and contribute in the growth and economic development of the community. 

Our Mission

It’s our mission to promote economic self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship for ALL Women in the Charlotte North Carolina Region through entrepreneurship and OPPORTUNITIES that help women entrepreneurs achieve business goals by providing “In-depth – substantive out-come oriented business services”.  The services are designed to ensure program success across the spectrum of the 12 county regions (Anson, Alexander, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union) to enhance economic empowerment for Women-Owned and Minority-Owned Businesses.

WBCC Provides

  • Certification assistance and renewals

  • Seminars focused on developing and growing your business

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Customized, one-on-one business counseling

  • Global Business Development Referral Services

  • Professional & Business Development

  • Loan Package preparation assistance and lender referrals

 The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte is a program of the Institute and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US SBA and City of Charlotte.     

WBCC commenced its services on May 26, 2016 – since its inception the WBCC has been able to provide 180 training events reaching 2134 participants with over 5937 hours of training; as well as providing 296 clients with one-on-one counseling services.


“the Women’s Business Center of Charlotte Team”