Helping Others by Promoting Entrepreneurship to Women, that’s HOPE2Women.

Our efforts is powered by a network of Women’s Business Centers across the United States that help women start and grow their businesses.

HOPE2Women connects women entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources they need to be successful. Whether it’s to test the concept for a new business or learn how to effectively grow, we’re here to connect the dots.

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

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The Verizon Small Business Digital Ready online curriculum is designed to give small businesses the tools they need to thrive in today's digital economy, including access to personalized learning plans, coaching from experts and networking opportunities with diverse, industry-specific businesses.

The program  helps small businesses move forward in four ways:

Personalized Learning

Content presented by small businesses through brief, information-packed lessons small businesses can use right away.

Expert coaching

Guidance from business experts across marketing, business planning, legal, and more.

Peer Networking

Connections to other small businesses to build their networks.


A marketplace of tools, solutions, products and services that can help small businesses. Participants will also be eligible to apply for grant funding exclusive to users of Verizon Small Business Digital Ready.[1]

Women's Business Centers

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A Women’s Business Center (WBC) is a counseling and training program for women seeking to start or grow a business. Each WBC is unique; they connect their clients with capital (funding) and other resources specific to their local community. WBCs offer a variety of services tailored to the needs of the communities they serve, including training in finance, management and marketing.

Don’t see a center near you? Email us at to get you connected virtually!

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