The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is continuing to showcase the “Paving Your Road to Success with Caltrans” contracting and procurement series. The courses have been developed to help small businesses navigate through the certification, contracting, procurement, documentation, and compliance processes of working with Caltrans. Contact: smallbusinessadvocate@dot.ca.gov

Budgets, Indirect Rates, & Proposals

Description Proposal pricing is key to winning government contracts and executing them with maximum profitability. This webinar focuses on the completeness of direct costs and the accuracy of indirect rates. We'll discuss three types of budgets, their relationship to indirect rates, and how they affect each other. We'll share our three-step process for preparing budgets [...]

Meet the Prime: CA High Speed Rail Authority

The High-Speed Rail Authority’s Small Business Program along with Construction Package (CP) 2-3 Design Build Prime Contractor, Dragados Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV) will host a “Meet the Prime” event on February 16, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00PM. DFJV is seeking certified Small Businesses (SB), Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE), and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) General [...]

Managing Mondays – Conquer Your Challenges (CYC) Engage An Expert

Virtual Event

We are kicking off Women's History Month with #ManagingMondays, March 1, 2021 at 1PM CST   "Conquer Your Challenges (CYC) Engage An Expert."   Mark your calendar to join us every 1st. Monday for a Facebook Live engagement with a business management expert. Conquer Your Challenges during this in-depth Q&A session with Krystal Yates, Founder EBR Consulting [...]

Women Veterans in STEM Convening

Women veterans bring many strengths to the civilian workforce, such as leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving skills, as well as resilience and persistence. Education Development Center (EDC) has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to examine how to leverage the unique strengths of women veterans to address barriers to their engagement in the STEM workforce. To this end, [...]

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Host the 2022 AMAC Economic Opportunity and Policy Forum

The forum welcomes aviation industry leaders, government officials and business representatives to Washington, DC to exchange ideas, share entrepreneurship best practices and seek innovation in diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout the aviation and aerospace industries. This forum offers insights on airport economic opportunities, outlines AMAC's federal legislative agenda and includes panel discussions with key Congressional [...]

Trending Thursdays

Every 4th Thursday the VWEC will host a #TrendingThursdays. During the first quarter we will be working in collaboration with the Dallas ISD Department of Minority/Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) and our Grow with Google Partners for "Make Your Website Work for You." The best websites should be goal-oriented, organized, useful, functional, intuitive, and search-friendly. In [...]

The Foundation Women’s Conference: Choose to Challenge What Threatens Progress!

Join the VWEC’s Founder/CEO on March 26 & 27, 2021 to become empowered, and informed in key areas of personal, professional and business success. Be engaged and inspired by 31 powerful, influential business leaders, speakers, and best selling authors—all successful women sharing information on 5 main topics: 1) Business Growth & Success; 2) Financial Planning; 3) Branding; [...]

1st Annual Women Veterans Small Business Summit

The Veteran Women's Enterprise Center (VWEC) is honored to join the line-up of presenters for the 1st Annual Women Veterans Small Business Summit on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. In celebration of Women’s History Month, VA and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce virtually presents Veterans Affairs Women-Owned Business Outreach - Women Veterans Mean Business!

Have an Veteran Business outreach event you’d like to include on our calendar? Let us know!

All events must be approved prior to being posted. We’ll let you know if we have questions.


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