Promoting, Connecting and Opening   Doors for Women Entrepreneurs.  

Our focus is the economic empowerment of all women entrepreneurs.

The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization dedicated to assisting women achieve success and economic independence through business ownership and self-employment.

COVID19 Resources & Financial Assistance

           COVID19 Resources &              Financial Assistance

Dear Women Entrepreneurs,

COVID-19 continues to have a monumental impact on our communities and small businesses across the Tri-State area and the entire country.  In an active effort to prioritize the health and well-being of our community and staff, we will service all clients remotely from our office to ensure that we will still be in steady communication with you. We are committed to continuing to provide services to our women entrepreneurs during these perilous times.  If your business is impacted by COVID-19 and in need of assistance please contact us and a member of our team will get back to you.  We are fully accessible via phone and email at 212.491.9640 and

What's NEWS with the Chamber

MWBE "Selling to Government" Webinar was a Great Success!  10/28/20

We Held our MWBE "Selling to Government" Webinar in Partnership with NYC Small Business Services (SBS) Program PTAC and it was a huge success! Special Thanks to our Presenter from NYC Small Business Services (SBS), Sharmin Kashem! And a Special Thanks to everyone who Attended the Event! We look forward to working with you all in the near future!


If you have any questions or want more information on our next MWBE Series of webinars, please call our office at 212.491.9640 or email our Director of Programs, Ana Rodriguez at

Webinar Against Domestic Violence 10/20/20

The NYWCC, through one of our Initiatives (LABPI) held the second of the Webinar Series: Against Domestic Violence and we were very excited for how it went. We would like to give a Special Thanks! to NYC Councilman, Fernando Cabrera and Professional Therapist & Leadership Coach, Karina Aybar for being our guest speakers for this webinar. These two leaders in very different professions, have been very vocal about the issues of Domestic Violence & we are grateful and fortunate to have had them both speak about these issues directly to the women who've have suffered from it. Thank you for giving them a voice and access to ask you all the important questions. We hope these talks give them hope, support and little bit of solace for what they've been through.

We also would like to thank all the women who attended the webinars these past few weeks. It's because of their courage and strength to continue living, working and in most cases, be a mother to their children that we hold these talks, because we know these women deserve a better life for themselves and their families. We look forward to continuing our work to help shed light on the issues of Domestic Violence.

Please call us at: (212) 491-0916 or email if you have any questions or are in need of support regarding Domestic Violence Abuse.

Congratulations to our West Harlem Rent Relief Grant Awardees!  10/16/20

On Friday, we announced our Small Business Rent Relief Awardees! Each selected business was granted $2,000 in rent relief funding to help revitalize their business! We would like to give a special thanks to everyone that applied and to those that didn't receive the grant, that we will continue to work to find ways to help & support your businesses. A very special thanks to the West Harlem Development Corporation, because without them, this entire grant program wouldn't be possible. Thank You So Much!

Special Thanks to ACCION for a Wonderful Webinar! 10/7/20

The New York Women's Chamber of Commerce would like to give a special thanks the financial experts from ACCION, that gave this great webinar to our members and those that attended the first time. We have partnered with ACCION in the past for other workshops we've done, but this one in particular was critical for the times we're are living in right now. Business owners & entrepreneurs alike were given the tools to find and secure the best funding for their businesses. We hope that you use these tools to best access the funds you deserve!

Congratulations to our ContractHER 2020 Graduates! 10/2/20

Congratulations to our ContractHER 2020 Graduates! A very special thanks to Rebecca Rodriguez and Kecia-Palmer Cousins for their great Leadership & Expertise to make for another very successful ContractHER Program!


Special thanks to our guest speakers, Jean Kristensen, President & CEO of Jean Kristensen Associates, LLC and Jessica Johnson, President of Johnson Security Bureau, Inc. for all your wisdom!


We wish all the fantastic certified women a wonderful rest of the year, and the best of luck for the future!

Congratulations to our 2020 FundHER Award Winners!

SPADÉT Corporation & Earth Angel Sustainable Prod. Services

FundHER Award RecipientAnnabelle Santos, Founder & CEO of SPADÉT

"I will use this grant to increase production capacity and manufacture at higher volumes, including equipment and labor. I also wish to move to a larger facility by the end of my lease. I will strengthen my online business by hiring a company to improve SEO and social media presence. Please support NYWCC by donating to FundHer so that they can continue to offer the much needed support to Minority Women Small Business Owners."                                                              - Annabelle Santos, Founder & CEO of SPADÉT

FundHER Award RecipientEmillie O'Brien, Founder & CEO of Earth Angel Sustainable Production Services

"Receiving the FundHer grant was a dream come true for Earth Angel. With it, we are able to retain our staff to build and market our Covid Response package to support the entertainment industry's return safely and sustainably. Donating to FundHer is an incredible way to support community-focused, small, women-owned businesses such as myself to not only survive the pandemic but help support a thriving recovery."                            - Emillie O'Brien, Founder & CEO of Earth Angel

With the Reopening of NYC, the NYWCC Helped Small Businesses in need by distributing masks, floor decals and protective guidelines

As NYC reopened, the New York Women's Chamber of Commerce has provided & continues to provide face masks, floor decals, and signage to local beauty salons and barbershops in the New York City area. As part of this service, the Women's Chamber visited  small businesses in Washington Heights with SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris, Assembly Member Carmen De La Rosa, NY State Senator Robert Jackson, and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer. 

Upcoming Events

Partner Webinars

Harlem Community Development Corporation "Launch Your Food Business: Optimizing Products and Production" Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 

The Women's Chamber champions women-owned businesses of all industries, ethnicities, sizes and at all stages. Welcome our Member of the week!

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