Vision and Mission Statement


To increase economic vitality in the communities we serve.

Corporations | WBEs | WBENC | Community Partners | Government Entities | Multi-Generational | Under-represented | Multi-ethnic.


Strategic Pillars

  • Advocate for procurement opportunities for Women Business Enterprises.
  • Deliver innovative, trusted and relevant certification programs.
  • Foster strategic relationships.
  • Promote and leverage a business model that supports organizational growth and fiscal resiliency. 

Women-owned businesses make up the fastest-growing segment of the national and international business world. That’s just one reason why WBEC-West is dedicated to helping you navigate the certification process. We want to assist you in realizing your business potential, help you build connections with leading corporations and provide you with new enterprise networking and development opportunities.

WBEC-West is a regional partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), a coalition of corporations, WBEs and regionally focused women’s business organizations. As an affiliate organization, WBEC-West implements the certification standards of WBENC throughout Arizona, Colorado, Southern California, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada,Hawaii and Guam. WBENC certification is nationally recognized and accepted by more than 10,000 major corporations. We also support corporations in their efforts to include WBENC Certified WBEs in their supplier diversity programs.