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$500,00 Grant Awarded to Local Non-Profits WEV and MICOP

$500,00 Grant Awarded to Local Non-Profits WEV and MICOP

Women’s Economic Ventures The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the Employment Training Panel announced that WEV and MICOP have been selected for funding to implement the SEED Initiative. Santa Barbara and Ventura, CA — Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV), in partnership with the Mixteco Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP), has been awarded a $500,000 Grant for […]

Local Women Business Owners Honored as 2021 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Finalists by Women’s Economic Ventures

Local Women Business Owners Honored as 2021 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Finalists by Women’s Economic Ventures

Santa Barbara and Ventura, CA – Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) is proud to announce the 30 finalists for the 11th annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards (SOE) to be held virtually on May 21, from 12noon -1:30pm. The SOE Awards celebrate outstanding women business owners from Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties in ten industry categories. Community […]

New Virtual Shop Local Market Makes it Easy to Support Women-owned and Minority-owned Small Businesses This Holiday Season

New Virtual Shop Local Market Makes it Easy to Support Women-owned and Minority-owned Small Businesses This Holiday Season

WEV’s online shopping site will be open November 17 – December 13  Ventura and Santa Barbara, CA — Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) annual Celebration of Small Business is launching a Virtual Shop Local Market to safely bring shoppers to local small businesses this holiday season. The marketplace will feature more than 50 local, women-owned and minority-owned […]

Women’s Economic Ventures launches free, bilingual Financial Education Webinar Series to empower small business owners during COVID

Women’s Economic Ventures launches free, bilingual Financial Education Webinar Series to empower small business owners during COVID

Ventura and Santa Barbara, CA—Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) has launched a series of Financial Education webinars to empower small business owners and increase their financial literacy during COVID-19. The series focuses on both personal and business finance and each session will offer simple tools and strategies to help participants manage the pandemic’s impact on their […]

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Fundraiser Highlights Local Business Women Empowerment is Priceless, October 15   Featured clients at WEV’s 2020 Empowerment is Priceless fundraiser include (left to right): Elizabeth Gray Bayne, Gray Bayne Film and Media, LLC; Erica Morris, The Eco Store; Juliana Ramirez, JR Bookkeeping; Jennifer Walsh, Mesa Produce & Chuy […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, Event August 26 – Vision 2020 Ventura County

Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, Event August 26 – Vision 2020 Ventura County

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote at Vision 2020 Ventura County’s Toast to Tenacity, August 26   Ventura, CA – August 26, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution acknowledging women’s right to vote.  Vision 2020 Ventura County invites community members to celebrate, participate and learn about the centennial at a […]

Women’s Economic Ventures Announces the 2020 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Winners

Women’s Economic Ventures Announces the 2020 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Winners

Women’s Economic Ventures Announces the 2020 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Winners Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Spirit of Entrepreneurship awards by announcing this year’s winners online at soefoundation.org. The winners in 10 categories were selected from 30 finalists by a panel of independent judges from outside the tri-county area. “It is important that […]