Our Mission

Propel economic development and job creation by championing women business owners,
providing skill building tools to grow their companies through public and private contracts.



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Value of the Astra/WBENC Network

WBENC and WOSB certifications through Astra offers access to a national network of major corporations and agencies wanting to diversify their supply chains, and also to other women business enterprises for contracting opportunities. Certification can take 18 months off the sales cycle and lead to business growth. Learn More

10 Reasons to Join Astra

Astra delivers value. Meet hundreds of world-class businesses to grow revenues and a diverse customer base. Build your business through many educational and informal mentoring programs.

Creating a Vital Economic Future

Diane McClelland, former CEO and co-founder of Astra, shares how Astra provides women-owned businesses access to markets and contract opportunities with Fortune 500 companies through its partnership with WBENC.

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