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Additional Resources for VT Female Entrepreneurs

Read “Women’s BusinessOwnership and the Vermont Economy 

Mercy Connections, Women’s Small Business Program

Director: Carmen Tall

Offering a variety of classes and discussion groups like:

  • Getting Serious: Intro to Self-Employment
  • Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning
  • Personal Financial Empowerment Programs
  • Personal Financial Resource Groups: Money-Management Discussions

Learn more.


Women Business Owners Network, Vermont

Women Business Owners Network (WBON) is the membership choice for women entrepreneurs seeking connections, resources and tools to scale into greater economic, social and political arenas in Vermont and beyond.

Learn more.  Join as a member.


Center for Women & Enterprise, Vermont

Director: Gwen Pokalo

CWE provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial independence. They offer:

  • Education
  • Training
  • Technical assistance
  • Women’s business enterprise certification

Learn more.


Small Business Development Center, Vermont

Director: Linda Rossi

The VT SBDC works as a team to positively impact sustainable, economic development in Vermont by strengthening both established businesses and start-up entrepreneurs.  They offer certified professionals who specialize in high quality, innovative advising and training to be responsive and serve the market.

Find an Advisor near you.


Vermont Commission on Women’s Business & Entrepreneurship Resources

Executive Director: Cary Brown

Vermont Commission on Women is an independent non-partisan state government commission dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women in Vermont since 1964.  They have a list of great resources for women’s business and entrepreneurship on their website.

Learn more here.