What we're about

Welcome to the WOMENS SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (WSBA) - Pennsylvania.

WSBA is a resources for women to connect, learn practical and professional strategies from nationally and locally recognized experts, and network with peers.

Our mission: To become a valuable resource to business women, by helping and stimulating small and start up business throughout PA., through networking, opportunities, and education.

One of the most important goals of the WSBA is to foster women's economic independence by helping them develop skills needed for entrepreneurial success. WSBA believes strongly that self-employment is a viable and a needed option for all women.

Several chapters make up WSBA, and they cover 8 counties. Each chapter represents a county. Currently, we have 8 chapters. The Allegheny chapter was the 1st chapter to form, and it consists of almost 700 members. You are welcome to join our other chapters, and begin networking with business women specific to their area. Just click on the chapter link of your choice.

Westmoreland Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Westmoreland-County/) Beaver Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Beaver-County/) Butler Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Butler-County/) Washington Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Washington-County/) Fayette Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Fayette/)

Blair Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Blair-County/) Lehigh County (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Lehigh-county/)

This resource unites business women! You and your business will grow, because the members of WSBA want to be your support team! To review the products and services that WSBA recommends, please visit our Premier Members (http://wsba.ws/womens-small-business-association/premier-members/2009/11/wsba-premier-members_07.html).

To get listed in our exclusive premiere member directory and/or learn about all that WSBA has to offer, please visit http://www.WSBA.biz . Details on the different levels of Membership (http://wsba.wildapricot.org/page-1560713) will also be available on this site.

Please note: This online community is limited to business women only. WSBA has several opportunities for business men to network with our members at any of WSBA events listed below:

- Attend the next After-work network (TM) in Pittsburgh, Beaver County, or Westmoreland.

To find the next networking opportunity near you please click on WSBA Calendar (http://wsba.wildapricot.org/page-1773680) or Go to wsba.biz to RSVP for any location event

- Attend or participate in any of the WSBA annual events: WSBA Spring Networking Event, Women's Small Business Conference, WSBA Fall Networking Event, WSBA Community Service Luncheon.

Click on link: http://www.WSBA.biz to RSVP for any event listed on Meetup

We thank you for joining us!

Susan Miller

WSBA Founder

Upcoming events (5)

WSBA The Network Lunch TM-Monroeville

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Monroeville Convention Center

$5.00

To RSVP, please go to http://wsba.wildapricot.org/event-3788088to be directed to the organization website to complete your RSVP. Get Heard! Get Noticed! Get Leads! (TM) Hosted by: Kelly Moore of Tastefully Simple and Nicole Orlando of Friends of Jupiter www.friendsofjupiter.wixsite.co/petwalk Thank you for your interest in our events. This event is open to any woman that is an entrepreneur, business professional, or company representative. There is a non-refundable $5 meeting fee for non-members, which is payable with your RSVP. Pre-registration is encouraged, so those attending may review your company information before you arrive. The meeting fee is $10 for non-members if you attend without an RSVP, which is payable by check payable to WSBA or credit card upon arrival. This is an informal networking event, open to any business woman who would like to increase her business contacts or clients in the Monroeville area. Things to bring: - 10-20 business cards or marketing material - cash for your lunch check - Non-members pay a $5 meeting fee or $10 if you attend without an RSVP. AGENDA 1:00 pm - attendees arrive, reviews menu gives the server their drink order, and open networking: everyone stands up to introduce oneself to others and pass their business card. 1:15 pm - server takes lunch order and the sign-in sheet is passed around 1:30 pm - 60 sec. commercials begin Be prepared to do a 60 second commercial and provide the following information. - Your goal for attending or - What is a good referral for you or - Name one product or service they offer that will specifically help small business owners or business professionals. 2:00 pm - each person gives testimony or referral for someone attending the lunch 2:30 pm - WSBA announcements from Chapter Director or Founder 2:45 pm - lunch has ended. Open networking is welcomed. This lunch is subject to cancellation when the lunch has 3 or fewer RSVPs. Please check this site for cancellations. To review our lunch cancellation policy, please click here (http://www.meetup.com/Womens-Small-Business-Association/pages/Lunch_cancellation_policy_5-09) Please forward your event question to the WSBA Administration Assistant [masked] If you have an interest in becoming a General member ($60/year) or Premier member ($140/year) of WSBA, please contact Debi Arnett at [masked] or Kelli Elizabeth Moore or [masked]

WSBA The In Person Network Lunch (TM) - Beaver

Wooden Angel Restaurant

To RSVP, please click here: http://wsba.wildapricot.org/event-3691077 You will be redirected to the organization website. Get Heard! Get Noticed! Get Leads! (TM) Hosted by: Shannon Rhea d.b.a Prudential, https://www.prudential.com/advisor/shannon-rhea, and Karen Affinito of d.b.a Prudential Thank you for your interest in our events. This event is open to any woman that is an entrepreneur, business professional, or company representative. There is a non-refundable $5 meeting fee for non-members, which is payable with your RSVP. Pre-registration is encouraged, so those attending may review your company information before you arrive. The meeting fee is $10 for non-members if you attend without an RSVP, which is payable by check payable to WSBA or credit card upon arrival. This is an informal networking event, open to any business woman who would like to increase her business contacts or clients in the Beaver County area. Things to bring: - 10-20 business cards or marketing material - cash for your lunch check - Non-members pay a $5 meeting fee or $10 if you attend without an RSVP. AGENDA 1:00 pm - attendees arrive, reviews menu gives the server their drink order, and open networking: everyone stands up to introduce oneself to others and pass their business card. 1:15 pm - server takes lunch order and the sign-in sheet is passed around 1:30 pm - 60 sec. commercials begin Be prepared to do a 60 second commercial and provide the following information. - Your goal for attending or - What is a good referral for you or - Name one product or service they offer that will specifically help small business owners or business professionals. 2:00 pm - each person gives testimony or referral for someone attending the lunch 2:30 pm - WSBA announcements from Debi or Susan 2:45 pm - lunch has ended. Open networking is welcomed. This lunch is subject to cancellation when the lunch has 3 or fewer RSVPs. Please check this site for cancellations. To review our lunch cancellation policy, please click here (http://www.meetup.com/Womens-Small-Business-Association/pages/Lunch_cancellation_policy_5-09) Please forward your event question to the WSBA Administration Assistant [masked] If you have an interest in becoming a General member ($60/year) or Premier member ($140/year) of WSBA, please contact Debi Arnett at [masked] or Kelli Elizabeth at [masked]

The Virtual Network Lunch - Westmoreland

Online event

$5.00

Please RSVP for this event by going to www.wsba.biz You will be directed to our organization site. Search for it under our event calendar https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85125252273?pwd=UkpmUWgyNUh0eG0yL0R5WlNjWkxndz09&fbclid=IwAR0o-5jkzeu566kf14smOfFYW95MqwYHLd4ZrPRMGrdRTSLKYVzzWgkeHLk#success Meeting ID:[masked] Passcode:[masked] Get Heard! Get Noticed! Get Leads! (TM) Hosted by: Sharon Bone of Mary Kay https://www.marykay.com/sbone and co host needed Thank you for your interest in our events. This event is open to any woman that is an entrepreneur, business professional, or company representative. There is a non-refundable $5 meeting fee for non-members, which is payable with your RSVP. Pre-registration is encouraged, so those attending may review your company information before you arrive. The meeting fee is $10 for non-members if you attend without an RSVP, which is payable by check payable to WSBA or credit card upon arrival. This is an informal networking event, open to any business woman who would like to increase her business contacts or clients in the Westmoreland County area. Things to bring: Yourself and a Smile AGENDA 1:00 pm - Log onto Zoom, join us for the local "chit chat" while others virtually arrive. 1:10pm - 60 sec. commercials begin Be prepared to do a 60 second commercial and provide the following information. - Your goal for attending or - What is a good referral for you or - Name one product or service they offer that will specifically help small business owners or business professionals. 1:30 pm- Presentation given by our featured Premier Member of the Month. if we have one 2:00 pm - each person gives testimony or referral for someone attending the event 2:30 pm - WSBA announcements from Chapter Director or Founder 2:45 Pm open networking is welcomed Please forward your event question to the WSBA Administration Assistant [masked] If you have an interest in becoming a General member ($60/year) or Premier member ($140/year) of WSBA, please contact Debi Arnett at [masked] - Non-members pay a $5 meeting fee or $10 if you attend without an RSVP. Any questions go to the WSBA Administration Assistant [masked] If you have an interest in becoming a General member ($60/year) or Premier member ($140/year) of WSBA, please contact Debi Arnett at [masked]

The WSBA In Person Network Lunch (TM) - West

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Pittsburgh Airport/Robinson Township

Please use this link to RSVP for this event: THIS IS A BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH EVENT - drinks can be purchased in the lobby http://wsba.wildapricot.org/event-3691593 Get Heard! Get Noticed! Get Leads! (TM) Hosted by: Elaine Vitsas of Neora https://elainevitsas.neora.com/ Co-host needed here Thank you for your interest in our events. This event is open to any woman that is an entrepreneur, business professional, or company representative. There is a non-refundable $5 meeting fee for non-members, which is payable with your RSVP. Pre-registration is encouraged, so those attending may review your company information before you arrive. The meeting fee is $10 for non-members if you attend without an RSVP, which is payable by check payable to WSBA or credit card upon arrival. This is an informal networking event, open to any businesswoman who would like to increase her business contacts or clients in the Moon Robinson area. Things to bring: - 10-20 business cards or marketing material - cash for your lunch check - Non-members pay a $5 meeting fee or $10 if you attend without an RSVP. AGENDA 1:00 pm - attendees arrive, open networking: everyone stands up to introduce oneself to others and pass their business card. 1:15 pm - discussion 1:30 pm - 60 sec. commercials begin Be prepared to do a 60 second commercial and provide the following information. - Your goal for attending or - What is a good referral for you or - Name one product or service they offer that will specifically help small business owners or business professionals. 2:00 pm - each person gives testimony or referral for someone attending the lunch 2:30 pm - WSBA announcements from Chapter Director or Founder 2:45 pm - lunch has ended. Open networking is welcomed. This lunch is subject to cancellation when the lunch has 3 or fewer RSVPs. Please check this site for cancellations. To review our lunch cancellation policy, please click here (http://www.meetup.com/Womens-Small-Business-Association/pages/Lunch_cancellation_policy_5-09) Please forward your event question to the WSBA Administration Assistant [masked] If you have an interest in becoming a General member ($60/year) or Premier member ($140/year) of WSBA, please contact Debi Arnett at [masked]

Past events (1,135)

WSBA The Virtual Network Lunch TM. - North Hills

Online event

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