We provide women a business mentor and mentor network through our entrepreneur mentorship program

Serving the seven counties in Northeast Florida: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, Flagler, St. Johns or Putnam, JWBC aims to empower and grow the economic development of women business owners and leaders.

Entrepreneur Certificate Program

The JWBC Entrepreneur Certificate Program is an innovative progression plan for women to build a portfolio of assets for their businesses. Programs can be taken separately, by completing four of the five programs participants earn the Entrepreneur Certificate.

Develop your personal entrepreneurial spirit and leverage your own leadership style and singular value. Learn More »
Get tips on how to gain customer insights to generate, test, and optimize your products and services. Learn More »
Learn how to leverage tools and gain expert knowledge in order to make sound financial decisions. Learn More »
Gain knowledge on the tools, tactics, and innovative techniques for marketing your business online and in the community. Learn more »
Examine and identify areas that will make your business stronger, eliminate unnecessary risks and prioritize projects. Learn more »
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ATHENA PowerLink

Internationally renowned, this mentoring program is North Florida’s premier program linking accomplished women business owners with a panel of advisers.

ATHENA links accomplished women business owners with a panel of unpaid advisers for a year to meet business goals and objectives. Entry into the program requires a rigorous three-step application process. Learn more about this mentoring program and the requirements to participate below.

St. Johns Pitch Factory

An entrepreneurial development program established in 2018 to refine the pitch needed to promote your business.

The Pitch Factory is hosted by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, JAX Chamber, and Jacksonville Women’s Business Center. While free, participants agree to attend all six sessions—an opportunity to present pitches for a cash prize and receive feedback is included!

This course is presented to support entrepreneurs and small businesses in St. Johns County. Taught by experts, the course was developed as part of “Jax Bridges: connecting businesses to businesses,” a program of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. “We are thrilled that this course has been welcomed to St. Johns County,” said Isabelle Renault, president and CEO, St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce. “This program will help our businesses clearly identify their strengths to procure additional contracts and capital.”


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Achieve Your Business Dreams

Perfect for aspiring and emerging business owners. This *4-part series is taught by a team of experienced entrepreneurs and business professionals.

Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the business issues needed to be a successful entrepreneur. By the end of the course, you should have what you need to build your own business plan and begin your journey to financial independence.

This workshop consists of:

  • Session 1: Business Foundations – What Will Your Business Be
  • Session 2: Marketing Basics & Social Media
  • Session 3: Financial Basics, Business Naming & Market Analysis
  • Session 4: The Business Plan, Financial Projections & Funding

*The program fee of $99.00 grants you access to all 4 sessions.

Venture Services Web3 Program

This program is designed to demonstrate expertise and thought leadership in Web3.

Our goal is to establish community education that attracts talent and contributes to the fintech sector in order to elevate our regions presence as a fintech hub.


Hyperconnected Mentoring

This interactive approach to mentoring helps women entrepreneurs gain relationship access and an understanding of self-awareness.

This mentoring program will prepare participants to be a part of ATHENA PowerLink.


JWBC online classroom allows access to virtual training workshops, collaborative activities, and a professional network of trusted resource providers.

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JWBC help desk is a database compiled of small business resources, FAQs, road maps for workshops and programs, and allows you to submit a request to trusted resource providers.

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Enrollment dates and links to register online for current programs can be found in our calendarPartial scholarships and payment schedules are available.

Ready to take your idea or business to the next level? We’d love to get to know more about you! 

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