About the Women's Chamber
The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce (Women’s Chamber), established in 2002, is a not-for-profit charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to assisting women to achieve success and economic independence through business ownership and self-employment. NYWCC advocates for and actively works to create equal and fair business opportunities fostering an environment that nurtures the growth of women-owned businesses in the City and State of New York. We propel and support business success for our members through network building, educational resources, assistance with government contracting and advocacy.
Since its creation, the Women’s Chamber has provided business services and training to more than 20,000 individuals, assisted with the creation of more than 5,000 new businesses and aided entrepreneurs in accessing 35 Million in the capital and 45 Million in procurement contracts. The organization has also assisted more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in applying for minority certification through its Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Center and its Women Microenterprise Institute.
The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce actively advocates for the advancement of women Entrepreneurs at City, State, and Corporate levels.
The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce assists women business enterprises in becoming certified and facilitates procurement opportunities between major purchasing entities and certified minority and women suppliers. The Women’s Chamber membership includes close to 5,000 women that reflect diversity in both ethnicity, industry and business stages. The Women’s Chamber corporate sponsorship consists of Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations.