GHWCC SBA Women’s Business Center

Women Leading Innovation

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Powered By SBA GHWCC | Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce

The GHWCC SBA Women’s Business Center (GHWCC SBA WBC) is an economic development center that prioritizes programs and services that empower small businesses to succeed.  The GHWCC SBA WBC provides resources and tools for business owners to gain access to creating valuable business relationships, certification, contracts, education, and access to capital to ignite and fuel growth, thus building strong communities.

The GHWCC SBA WBC provides workshops and events to build capacity, make connections and overall elevate entrepreneurs’ business acumen to remain competitive in the marketplace. For a comprehensive understanding of our offerings, visit or call 713-782-3777. The GHWCC SBA WBC has programs that are designed to help individuals in every phase of business development and growth. 

The Greater Houston Women’s Chamber hosts the GHWCC SBA Women’s Business Center.  We partner with many organizations including the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity SBDC programs through Lone Star College, Lee College, and San Jacinto Colleges.  The GHWCC SBA WBC and the GHWCC have chapters in Baytown, Bay Area, Central Houston/Energy Corridor, Southwest Houston/Fort Bend and The Woodlands/North Houston to better serve our region.

The GHWCC is the premier women’s business organization in the greater Houston region.  The GHWCC SBA Women’s Business Center will expand opportunities for small business owners to succeed.  The GHWCC is recognized locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally as a leader in the development of programs and policies affecting small, minority and women’s business ownership.


The GHWCC SBA Women’s Center serves as a catalyst to enable women entrepreneurs and their leadership teams to start or take their business to the next level through organization, innovation, and engagement. The Center empowers women-led organizations by introducing resources that provide tools, access to capital, and valuable business relationships.


LAUNCH programs include an annual pitch competition; LIFTOFF, monthly educational workshops, and quarterly receptions and luncheons with distinguished, informative speakers and panelists.

The Committee also powers the Golden Seeds Angel Network Houston and hosts monthly office hours and quarterly forums with investors and advisors.


Accelerators & Incubators

Business Operations

Continuing Education


Customer Engagement



Human Resources


Personal Development


Procurement & Certifications

Strategy & Management