Category Archives: Jacksonville Women’s Business Center News

Rosie the Riveter Model Dead at 92

As the model for Norman Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter,” Mary Doyle Keefe became the symbol of American women working on the home front during World War II. Continue reading

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JWBC client’s creation makes One Spark

After Veronica Glover met Pat Blanchard, she was fired up to transform her vision into a life-saving endeavor for women and men in Northeast Florida. A Continue reading

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Woman Owned Alewife Shop to Open February 2015

If Kelly Pickard and Jamie Burket could bottle advice, they would have a lucrative sideline to their new business. Following several years of research that included networking with successful women, they plan to open Alewife, a craft beer bottle shop and tasting room, in early February. Continue reading

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Teach a Woman to (Talk About) Fish

Helga is part of a new breed of social entrepreneur, one who starts a company not just to make money, but also to make the world a better place. The joy of being a mentor, for me, is to give clients like Helga the words to describe the meaningful work she’s doing. Continue reading

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Coaching a Coach: Marie Hope, Vision in Business

Marie Hope started her career in the restaurant industry after completing her business degree in Leeds, England. Her commitment to lifelong learning also led her to earn an MBA and a degree in psychology. She worked in restaurant management and … Continue reading

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Mentoring + Marketing = Business Win!

Find out how this woman business owner is reaching her goals as a result of the  Marketing MattersSM  mentoring program. Hanan Furqan, mother of five and CEO of ThreeZ Company, successfully completed the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s Marketing MattersSM  mentoring … Continue reading

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JWBC Client finds Entrepreneurial Balance

Felicia Wright, MyGani Design Studio How do you balance business and motherhood? Ask Felicia. She’s building her business with the help of a peer-to-peer mentoring group she founded for women entrepreneurs like her. READ MORE…  

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