Organizational Profile

Organization Women’s Business Exchange, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization
Founded 1979
Members 167
Member Profile Business Owners: 60%

Employed: 35%

In Transition: 5%

Activities/Attendance • 11 monthly breakfasts with average attendance of 100

• Annual Volunteer Celebration with average attendance of 100

• Approximately 25% of breakfast attendees new to the organization each breakfast

• Fall Leadership Class Series

• Inspiration Class Series

• Email list of 2,700 receives monthly breakfast invitations

• Small Social Networking Groups including WINGS (Women in Networking Groups)

• BIG (Business Ignition Groups)

Mission WBE is committed to creating a community of compassionate leaders. We empower women to grow personally and professionally by providing opportunities for leadership, networking and mentoring. We conduct business on a foundation that recognizes our common human spirit and the desire for universal acceptance
Objectives • Provide a safe, nurturing environment for women to achieve their potential

• Provide a forum for the exchange of information, expertise and business opportunities

• Develop leadership and business skills through volunteer, program and board opportunities

• Promote mutual mentoring for women at all stages in their careers

• Explicitly encourage members to do business with each other