Q: What is a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE)
A: WBE certification stands for Women’s Business Enterprise certification. It is a formal recognition given to businesses that are majority-owned, operated, and controlled by women. This certification is typically issued by a third-party organization, such as the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the United States. WBE certification can benefit women-owned businesses, including increased access to contracts and procurement opportunities with corporations and government entities with supplier diversity programs.