Welcome to WE Hub, your central place to find resources from experts and leaders throughout Illinois who can help you thrive.

We invite you to connect to WE Hub now by creating a free account so you can access all the valuable resources and log into your customized dashboard. There’s no catch—WE Hub is free now and always will be. Start by answering a few questions about yourself and let us customize an entrepreneur toolkit for you.

Your free account gets you:

  • Step-by-step guides 
  • Personalized recommendations based on your location and goals
  • Progress tracking 
  • Access to community forums with other women entrepreneurs

It’s never too early or too late to start building the life you want! No matter where you are in this process, we have resources that can help you take the next step or even just figure out what the next step could be. 

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Brick and Mortar

If customers visit your business in person, choosing the right location is a key part of your future success.


Getting officially certified as a woman or minority owned business can open the door to new opportunities.


Facebook Group

Chicago Latina Moms

Chicago Latina Moms creates opportunities for moms and families to connect with one another. We host moms nights out, playdates, family programming, professional and personal development workshops, and more!


Grant Writing and Funding

llinois Minority Business Development Agency (IL MBDA) Business Center

We’ll match you with our business advisors and partners.


Business Training Center

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc.

The Urban League helps clients to develop or refresh existing computer skills and to become knowledgeable about new technologies needed to compete in today’s job market.


Business Assessment Center

Rockford Chamber of Commerce

The SBDC would like to announce the creation of our new Business Assessment Center. Clients who sign up will be given assistance from the various advisors that we have on staff .


Start a Business in Centralia, IL

Rockford Chamber of Commerce

Are you starting a business in Centralia, Illinois? This article discusses the most important things to consider when opening a business in Centralia.

Training Program

Start Your Business Bootcamp

Founding Females

Need a little push to start your business? Feel like you started your business somewhere in the middle?

Training Program

Custom On-Site Training

Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Do you have several employees, supervisors or managers that need training (minimum of 10 employees)? Have you found it is too costly to send them all to an off-site training session? Can’t afford to have that many employees away from the company at one time?

Training Program

Juntos Cocinamos Food Startup Training

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

The Northwest Side CDC is looking to provide startup entrepreneurs in the restaurant industry a specialized, immersive training opportunity aimed at supporting the growth of Latinx food businesses.


nextSTARTUP Business Launch Program

Chicago Urban League

Two-week, 12-session program that combines classroom training and one-on-one coaching to help startups develop viable business models. This program moves founders from idea to launch by teaching them fundamental startup principles.


Marketing and Sales

Chicago Urban League

There’s a lot to consider regarding how you’ll market your business, sell to new customers and accept payments.

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