Dedicated to training and assisting women in business or those who want to start a business.


The Women’s Business Center has been established to assist women in a variety of business skills and ongoing technical assistance. We can can help you:

  • Start a business
  • Grow an established business
  • Generate sustainable profits
  • Enhance your business
  • Strategize for future growth
  • Create jobs
  • Contribute to the growth and economic development of the community

Since July 2001 the WBC of NYS has successfully helped more than 10,500 women in the 29 county SBA Syracuse District Region.

WBC of NYS Works!  And we’re committed to expanding and evolving to meet the growing needs of women entrepreneurs in our region.

WBC has an ongoing collaboration with U.S. Small Business Administration – Syracuse District Office, NYS Small Business Development Centers, area SCORE Chapters, various Women’s Groups and financial institutions.


Dr. Patricia K. Laino, Executive Director

Donna L. Rebisz, Project Director

Dina M. Vullo, Chief Financial Officer

Patricia Badgley, Assistant Project Director