Women’s Business Center of Charlotte

The Institute's Women’s Business Center of Charlotte (WBCC) helps women-owned businesses start and grow.

We empower women by offering tools and support to establish businesses, stabilize their companies, generate sustainable profits, strategize for future growth and contribute to the growth and economic development of the community.

Our small business experts offer:

  • Customized, one-on-one business counseling.
  • Seminars and classes focused on key business topics, such as marketing, finance, certification and small business resources.
  • Review and feedback on written business plans.
  • Loan package preparation assistance and lender referrals.
  • Certification assistance and review.
  • Networking opportunities to find mutual support, access to resources and business referrals.

Upcoming Events

The Women's Business Center of Charlotte holds seminars, trainings, and specials events year round to help your business succeed.

Register for an Event

Take your business to the next level by attending one of our events. Visit the WBCC calendar page for a full list of upcoming events and to register.

Photo Gallery

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Request for Counseling

To receive business counseling services from The Women's Business Center of Charlotte

Contact WBC Charlotte

9115 Harris Corners Parkway - Suite 440
Charlotte, NC 28269
(704) 509-5884

WBC Charlotte Staff

Natalie Williams
Executive Director
(704) 571-1377 | nwilliams@TheInstituteNC.org

Sonya Miller-Ray
Client Service Specialist
(704) 612-2633 | smillerray@TheInstituteNC.org

Linda Hughes
Technology & Marketing Administrator
(704) 571-1322 | lhughes@TheInstituteNC.org

The Women's Business Center of Charlotte is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the City of Charlotte


The Women's Business Center of Charlotte is a member of the Association of Women's Business Centers.