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Develop Your Entrepreneurial Skills 
It's the new creative thinking. You can use it in your career or business. Come explore with us

If you're interested in starting a business, AWED 3-Steps, 3 WEEKS Business Workshop is for you! AWED is a 501(c)3  non-profit organization that is committed to assisting women with the drive to become entrepreneurs. 





What do you believe is the biggest obstacle to starting a small business?Coming up with a business idea
Writing a business plan
Finding experience, reliable workers
Deciding on a business structure, and other legal issues
Financing
Losing work income
A Self-Employment and Empowerment Program for Immigrant Women


Small business start ups create jobs and an improved economic lifestyle. Immigrants are nearly twice as likely to start a business. However, immigrants biggest challenge is not starting a business, it's growing their businesses.

African Women Entrepreneurship: this program focuses on immigrant women, but assists anyone with entrepreneurial ambitions gain business modeling and mentoring. Women are the backbone of the communities, both aboard and the diaspora; they make up the greatest potential to unlocking economic growth. AWED aims to remove obstacles and provide business opportunities and economic development participation for women.

A useful resource is the link below, or call 651-556-8425 which field all kinds of inquiries, ranging from basic process questions ("What form do I need to file, where do I get it, and with whom do I file it?"), to addressing far more complex tax, regulatory, financial, managerial, business structure and other questions.









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AWED defines success through economic and family stability




"the continent needs to avoid getting stuck in low value-added activities. Avoiding that trap involves investing in new and more productive sectors, building skills and creating jobs. These interventions require entrepreneurs that are willing and capable of helping achieve these gains."


` African Dev. Bank
                 05/2014
A W E D          Accessible Workforce & Enterprise Development
Helping Immigrants Since 2007
START & DEVELOP A BUSINESS OR CAREER WITH AWED

Talk: 952.290.0948
Fax:   952.378.2780

WORKSHOP LOCATIONS

BLOOMINGTON - MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL - ST. LOUIS PARK - NEW HOPE & BROOKLYN PARK
African Women's Entrepreneur Group:

Meet and support one another as entrepreneurs.

When: Bi-Weekly 

Where: Various

Requirement: regular participation and is limited to women who are already in business or currently planning and pursuing a new project idea. Nonprofit and social entrepreneurs are welcome to participate.