Welcome to the BWCC Women’s Business Center
As of 2011, it is estimated that there are 8.1 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. , generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenues and employing nearly 7.7 million people. Between 1997 and 2011 the number of women owned businesses increased by 50% - a rate one and a half times the national average. *According to American Express Open state of Women-Owned Businesses Report
In Maryland, according to the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), Maryland ranks first in the percentage of women-owned firms as a share of all firms (32.6%) and sixed in the percentage of women-owned firms with employees (7.4%).
The BWCC is proud to support women business professionals by offering this site designed to help advance the success of women entrepreneurs at all stages of business development.
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