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Congratulations to our S.E.E.D. Grant Business Plan Competition Winners

$21,000 in grant money was handed out to to the winners of the competition.

WCEC Mission

Our mission is to provide the tools for women to successfully own, operate and grow their small businesses, thereby investing financially, intellectually and emotionally in their community.

Business Programs

Providing more than 150 classes, seminars and individual consulting sessions each year for over 5000 participants. Attend a program today!

Net Success

Cast that net with a strong group of professional supporters and experts behind you. That's the strength, the beauty, and the purpose of the WCEC.

Upcoming Events and Seminars

  • Friday, October 09, 2015
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Government Contracting for Small Business
  • Friday, October 09, 2015
    08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Inspiration & Empowerment
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Government Contracting for Small Business
  • Friday, October 16, 2015
    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Government Contracting for Small Business

Celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week with this special presentation

"It's All About the Sale"

The WCEC, Believe Inspire Grow, and Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners in conjunction with the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship will host an esteemed panel and amazing group of business leaders who will share their tips on getting in the door, developing the relationship, and making the sale.

Date: October 20
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For more information, please click here.

Creating a Path for Success

At WCEC, we're inspired by women who are empowered, impassioned—and committed to success. Recognizing the challenges of an increasingly complex marketplace, we work to educate, inspire and support women entrepreneurs as they launch and grow influential, profitable businesses.

To build a fruitful business, you need more than clients. You need a network of experienced professionals who believe in you—and your vision. That's the strength, beauty and purpose of the WCEC. As New Jersey's premier advocate for women entrepreneurship, WCEC is your partner: positioning you for business success through education, consulting, networking resources and entrepreneurial training.

WCEC's full scope of programs is offered throughout New Jersey. Thanks to the support of the U. S. Small Business Administration, the State of New Jersey and our corporate partners, we're able to offer these workshops and training opportunities at a cost that's affordable to all participants. Many are offered at no charge. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a veteran business owner, WCEC programs provide the insight required to launch and build your dream. Our initiatives help you to:

  • Start your own business from the ground up
  • Maximize business growth and profitability
  • Develop strategic management methods
  • Improve leadership and business skills
  • Acquire a support, referral and resource network
  • Access capital and manage cash flow
  • Market your business and keep it competitive

Opening doors. Sharing experience. Promoting achievement. It's what we do, every day. To learn more about WCEC’s training and leadership programs, contact us via email or phone today.

WCEC: Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corp.
  • 311 Main Street
    Chatham, NJ 07928
  • phone: 973.507.9700
  • email: info@wcecnj.org

This U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Cooperative Agreement is partially funded by the SBA. The SBA's funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and limited English proficiency will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance by contacting Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corp. at 973-507-9700.