Introduction to WBENC/WOSB

Gain market access with Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC’s) world-class national certification, accepted by more than 1000 major corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities.

Astra Women’s Business Alliance (Astra) partners with WBENC to offer this third-party certification of women-owned businesses in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Northern California.

WBENC is also an approved Third Party Certifier for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. Therefore, Astra can also offer WOSB certification in addition to WBENC certification at no extra cost after the company qualifies to become WBENC certified and the majority woman owner is a US Citizen.