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WBE Information

WBE Resources

This section contains links to selected websites that provide resources, information, or opportunities which may be beneficial to women business owners and companies/organizations committed to women owned business development. New links will be added as they come to our attention and are evaluated for their potential value to our members.
 


 

COVID-19 Resources

 

Businesses Resources

SBA:

WBENC: COVID-19 Resources

FEMA: Emergency Business Continuity Plan (PDF)

 

WIPP: Policy Updates & Business Resources from Women Impacting Public Policy

 

IRS: IRS unveils new People First Initiative; COVID-19 effort temporarily adjusts, suspends key compliance programs 

 

State of Texas: Governor Greg Abbott recently announced that the State of Texas is seeking supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other resources to aid Texas’ response to COVID-19. If you have products and equipment available for donation or procurement, visit the Supply Chain Strike Force Portal here.


Alice COVID-19 Business Resource Center: Updated daily, with real-world funding, resources, and support for small business owners adapting to the impacts of coronavirus.

 

Texas Economic Development

          Reopening

          SBA/CARES Act Funding

          FAQs

          Other Useful Resources

 

Health Resources

 


 

Business Resources

 

 

                      WBEA Workplace Safety Guide

 

 

 

        Women Owned Business Dirertory  

 

                                                                                

 

 

          Women-Owned Business Resources

          Small and Disadvantaged Business Information

          U of H Small Business Development Center

          U of H Procurement Technical Assistance Center

 

 

 

 

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) - A national nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of women entrepreneurs—strengthening their impact on our nation’s public policy, creating economic opportunities, and forging alliances with other business organizations.

 

City of Houston - Office of Business Opportunity

 

 

                                                                    

      WBEA Online Development Center

 

 


 

 WBEA Reading Library

 

How To Maximize Impact On Social Media During COVID-19

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Reading Recommendations

 

 

90 Days to C.E.O: A Guide To Avoid Business Pitfalls And Unlock The Secrets Of Entrepreneurship
 
From humble beginnings, Alikay has blossomed into a wildly successful bootstrapped business now sold in large store chains, and top beauty supply stores and salons across twenty-two countries. This book shares her journey from server to beauty founder and breaks down the mindset behind her success. Covering the hustle, self-care, and purpose beyond profit, this book is a comprehensive guide to starting and running a successful business.
 

Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business
 
 
This book is a refreshingly new approach centered on staying small and avoiding growth, for any size business. Company of One introduces this unique business strategy and explains how to make it work for you including how to generate cash flow on an ongoing basis, planning how to set up your shop, determining your desired revenues, dealing with unexpected crises, keeping your key clients happy, and of course, doing all of this on your own.

 

Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminous Living and Crowning the Queen Within
 
Combining spiritual, psychological, and self-reflective tools, Thomas offers an antidote to the hustle-hard, make-it-happen mainstream culture and fosters slowing down, intentionality, and self-care as a pathway to empowerment. Own Your Glow is an awakening roar for women to mobilize, become the masters of their lives, and hold their crowned heads up high, letting their relentless light from within shine bright for the world.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
 
 
Sandberg provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career. She describes specific steps to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment, and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women both in the workplace and at home. Written with humor and wisdom, this inspiring call to action will empower women around the world to achieve their full potential.

 


 

Hispanic Heritage Month

 

 
Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15th to October 15th. This month is to commemorate the independence of many Latin American Countries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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