Resources

The following websites are business-oriented or women’s organizations that may be of interest for networking and professional development opportunities.

THE BALTIMORE CITY MAYOR’S OFFICE OF WOMEN AND MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

MWBD serves as the City of Baltimore’s primary advocate for small, local, minority and women-owned companies including prime contractors, subcontractors, and joint venture partners.

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COMMITTEE OF 200

A powerful community of the most successful women in business, representing companies with more than $1.2 trillion in combined revenue and employing more than 2.5 million people.

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FEMALE EXECUTIVES

One of the nation’s largest associations for women professionals and business owners, provides resources—through education, networking, and public advocacy—to empower its members to achieve both career and personal success.

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS

The unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States representing the fastest-growing segment of the economy.

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STATE OF MARYLAND GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS

As a coordinating office of Governor Larry Hogan, we connect the small business community to greater economic opportunities in the public and private sectors, while implementing and monitoring small, minority, and women business inclusion programs across 70 state agencies.

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TU INCUBATOR

TU Incubator supports local, regional, and national member companies with the resources, support, and networks needed to succeed. Since its inception in 2007, Towson University’s business incubator has supported 100+ companies; 25 have been founded by women and 38 have been founded by minorities.

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TU PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR WOMEN

TU’s cohort-based program was designed by business, community, and educational leaders, and provides hands-on practical learning and coaching in a supportive environment. The program attracts women from across industry, government, and nonprofit sectors serving in a wide array of capacities.

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WOMEN’S FUNDING NETWORK

With over 100 women’s foundations and gender equity funders engaged, Women’s Funding Network is the largest philanthropic network in the world devoted to women and girls. In 2015, our members invested over $410 million to advance gender equity.

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WOMEN PRESIDENTS’ ORGANIZATION

The WPO is a non-profit membership organization for women presidents, CEOs, and managing directors of privately held, multimillion-dollar companies.

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