Welcome Women Business Owners
Women Business Owners of North Florida, Inc. (WBO) is recognized as the oldest women's entrepreneurial organization in North Florida, increasing recognition since 1982 of women business owners when women needed co-signers to open a business bank account. These women banned together to train and support the next generation of female entrepreneurs. Since then, WBO has become the most significant 501(c)(6) nonprofit corporation focused on helping female entrepreneurs develop successful businesses in North Florida.
This organization shall serve women entrepreneurs' professional needs and interests and encourage the ownership of women in business.
The mission of the organization is to inspire women business owners to grow through networking, education, and support.
The vision of the organization is a world where women business owners in Northeast Florida succeed through...
1. Fostering leadership and visibility for women who own businesses
2. Encouraging mentorship among members and other women business owners
3. Fostering high ethical standards in business
4. Provide opportunities for continuing education
5. Collaboration with other women's groups and organizations
6. Seek strategic partnerships with other organizations
7. To have an inclusive membership