Women’s Business Station is a social enterprise
Our mission is to enhance the socio-economic empowerment of 10,000 women by 2030 (Scotland)
Since May 2017477 Women
Have participated in our programmes
An impressive163 women
Have launched a new business & 131 women are growing a business
New jobs created
of local economic benefit
Through enterprise activities, we aim to build connected communities, collaborating, innovating and facilitating opportunities that support women to achieve their full potential.
To do this we have created three themes: Training | Trading |Talent
Training – Bringing an annual calendar of practical business and enterprise training courses, workshops, seminars, masterclasses, networking, coaching and mentoring solutions.
Trading – Bringing a range of trading related activities, which includes Pop-Up shops, markets, referrals, focus groups and NEW for 2020 E-Commerce.
Talent – Giving you the chance to share your unique talent and promote your services on our open access digital portal and ongoing marketing campaigns.
Women’s Business Station will be “The first stop, to the best start” for women looking to start, grow or build a business in Scotland
Working together to give you the best start to your business journey
Empowerment is at the heart of everything - we believe that you know what is best for you
Our core belief is the potential to become the beautiful beautiful person that resides within each of us
Participation increases opportunities and creates action
Community engagement and cohesion creates positive social and economical outcomes for all
Our Training theme is designed to Engage, Empower, Equip and Enable women to prosper in their business and personal development. Our members will benefit by engaging in a range of outcome based training and educational activities created in response to their needs. Designed and delivered in-kind by local and national business owners, professionals and consultants, we are creating a perpetuating support cycle that generates positive growth, collaboration and prosperity for all.
We are committed to providing all our members with access to an annual programme of supportive practical business and enterprise training courses, workshops, coaching, mentoring, networking opportunities and events.
Our Trading theme is designed to give you practical experience that will shape learning, introduce design thinking and encourage decision making. It aims to enhance the sustainability and longevity of each new or growing women-owned business. This will in turn will build a stronger more vibrant and independent community.
You will have access to a range of trading related activities that will increase your knowledge and support your products and service development.
Our Talent theme is designed support the promotion and connectivity of our members in one place, providing you with a listing in our directory and access to a wide range of membership benefits. The digital portal will offer instant access to those seeking a range of talent, training and services. This will provide a more open and inclusive space for external and internal businesses and stakeholders to engage and support local talent.
Through the development of a digital portal that is accessible to all we will harness the combined talent of our members and promote this without limitations.