2024 Business Plan: Snap & Boost Registration is NOW OPEN!

2024 Business Plan: Snap & Boost Registration is NOW OPEN!

GROW Nebraska Foundation and GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center is excited to announce registration is now open for Business Plan: Snap and Boost 2024! Business Plan: Snap & Boost Program is a 7-week training program designed to provide insight to both new entrepreneurs as well as those who started business without fundamental business knowledge. GNWBC…

Hy-Vee to Host OpportUNITY Inclusive Business Summit to Showcase Local Minority and Women Owned Businesses in Omaha

Hy-Vee to Host OpportUNITY Inclusive Business Summit to Showcase Local Minority and Women Owned Businesses in Omaha

Hy-Vee, Inc. announces today that it is hosting a unique opportunity to advance local minority- and women-owned companies through a networking and showcase opportunity in Omaha in January. The Hy-Vee OpportUNITY Inclusive Business Summit will be held Wednesday, January 31, at the Scott Conference Center, located on the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Scott Campus in…

Celebrating Success 

Celebrating Success 

We are thrilled to share the exciting news of the successful completion of our 7-week program, Business Plan: Snap & Boost, designated to assist entrepreneurs in crafting effective business plans. It’s with immense pride that we announce the graduation of 12 dedicated and passionate individuals who have successfully completed this transformative journey.   Over the past…

Meet Tierra Nesbit the owner of I AM Curvy Red Boutique

Meet Tierra Nesbit the owner of I AM Curvy Red Boutique

Meet Tierra, a visionary entrepreneur who’s redefining the fashion industry one stitch at a time. As the proud owner of I AM Curvy Red Boutique, Tierra isn’t just creating garments; she’s crafting confidence, self-expression, and inclusivity for individuals of all body types. With a keen eye for style and a commitment to embracing diversity, she…

A Season of Collaboration and Growth: GNWBC’s September Update

A Season of Collaboration and Growth: GNWBC’s September Update

Here at GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center, we believe in the power of collaboration, and we are thrilled to announce a collaboration with the Refugee Empowerment Center! GNWBC and REC have come together to propel the success of entrepreneurs in the self-care and beauty industry. This collaboration gives the GNWBC team the chance to offer…

National Black Business Month

National Black Business Month

August is a special month as we celebrate National Black Business Month, recognizing the exceptional contributions of Black-owned businesses nationwide. These enterprises constitute around 10 percent of all U.S. businesses and roughly 30 percent of minority-owned establishments. Established in 2004, this annual observance originated from the collaboration between historian John William Templeton and engineer Fredrick…

GNWBC Hosts First Ever Summer Snap and Boost Sessions

GNWBC Hosts First Ever Summer Snap and Boost Sessions

In July, the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center (GNWBC) is thrilled to announce our FIRST-ever Snap & Boost: Summer Sessions. This new program was highly requested by past Snap & Boost participants who expressed their desire to update and/or who haven’t completed the specific areas of their business plans, including financial projections, marketing plans, and…

Team Expansions and Relocations are Underway for GNWBC

Team Expansions and Relocations are Underway for GNWBC

This Summer, the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center (GNWBC) has some EXCITING news! GNWBC has not only expanded its team but expanded our growth to a new location!  Z’nea Jones is the new Administrative Assistant for GNWBC currently studying to obtain her business management degree! “I’ve known about GNWBC for a while now, and seen…

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Partners with University of Nebraska at Omaha AGAIN!

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Partners with University of Nebraska at Omaha AGAIN!

This June GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center (GNWBC) has the honor of partnering with The Service Learning Academy (SLA) of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) for the SECOND time! SLA & GNWBC have collaborated with Doctor Lei Guo’s summer journalism class to produce three vital marketing components for some of GNWBC’s selected clients! …

Report puts Nebraska near bottom of the pack for female business ownership

Report puts Nebraska near bottom of the pack for female business ownership

GNWBC is honored to be mentioned by Carmen Tapio in the following article. She states she sees progress with organizations such as the Grow Nebraska Business Women’s Business Center, created in 2021 to help women entrepreneurs. “OMAHA — When seeking financing early on for a company that today is climbing the Inc. 5000 national list…