Patsy Mink Center for Business & Leadership
Sponsored by YWCA Oahu
October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and with many women-owned businesses being severely affected by the pandemic, YWCA Oahu is stepping up its support with the Patsy Mink Center for Business & Leadership (MCBL).
MCBL provides free one-on-one business and legal counseling to current and prospective business owners with either an established business or an idea that begins with a hobby or passion project. Through its Launch My Business program, it can take a potential entrepreneur from registering their business up through multiple growth stages and creating a website or eCommerce site. MCBL also has a program that can help those interested in creating their own non-profit.
For women leaders, the center has its Wahine Leadership programs that consist of Wahine Rising, the Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance and Wahine Leadership luncheons. All of these focus on building women’s leadership capacity in an effort to increase the representation of …