What to Expect

Fill out an application so we can learn more about you and your business.

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Upon completing an application, anticipate the following:

  • 48 hours – Application is received by the Governing Body.
  • 2-4 weeks – Applications are reviewed by the Governing Body.
  • Within 30-60 days – Governing Body contacts applicants, requesting an interview.
  • 60 days – If applicant is accepted into the program, panel leader and advisors are identified. If not accepted, we will work with you to identify how to become eligible in the future.
  • 60-90 days – Once the panel is identified, an onsite kick-off meeting will take place with the Women Business Owner (WBO).
  • 12 months – Graduation from the program.
  • Expect to dedicate 5-10 hours a month to the program. Time spent is dependent on your engagement with the panel advisors.

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

—Amelia Earhart