Entrepreneurial Winning Women™
The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program is proudly supported by the following organizations.
EY also extends a special thanks to Babson College and its Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship — the first entrepreneurship center established at an academic institution — for supporting the Entrepreneurial Winning Women since its inception. Through its Center for Women’s Leadership, Babson remains at the forefront of fostering women’s entrepreneurial leadership through educational excellence, innovative professional development, outreach and research.
Golden Seeds is one of the nation’s largest and most active investment groups, seeking and funding high-potential, women-led businesses. By investing in companies where women hold leadership positions and own substantial equity, they are funding companies likely to have diverse perspectives that will contribute to ultimate success. Since 2005, Golden Seeds’ members, along with its venture funds, have invested over $60 million in more than 60 enterprises.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that works to harness the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to grow economies and improve human welfare. The Kauffman Foundation aims to open young people’s eyes to the possibility of entrepreneurship, promote entrepreneurship education, raise awareness of entrepreneurship-friendly policies and find alternative pathways for the commercialization of new knowledge and technologies.
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations. As the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US, WBENC works to foster diversity in the world of commerce with programs and policies designed to expand opportunities and eliminate barriers in the marketplace for women business owners.
Women Presidents’ Organization is the premier membership organization for women presidents and CEOs of privately held, multi-million dollar companies who aim to increase their business and personal success. The WPO functions to improve business conditions for women entrepreneurs and promote their acceptance and advancement in all industries.