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At the Women's Business Center of Kentucky, we are more than a resource hub; we are the driving force behind your entrepreneurial journey. Our center is a dynamic and inclusive space where women from diverse backgrounds come together to turn their business dreams into reality. 

Founded in 2011, the Women's Business Center of Kentucky helps women entrepreneurs, especially those who are economically or socially disadvantaged, start and grow businesses in the state of Kentucky. The WBC of KY is one of over 120 women’s business centers across the country that provides technical assistance to help women start and grow their small business.

The Women's Business Center of Kentucky is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and hosted by Community Ventures Corporation.  

  • Celebration of Success: Igniting Inspiring Journeys

    We believe in the transformative power of celebration. Our "Celebration of Success" is more than just a recognition—it's a spotlight on the remarkable achievements, both big and small of the incredible women entrepreneurs within our vibrant economy. Every success story is a testament to the resilience, creativity, and determination that defines our community. By shining a light on these achievements, we not only honor the hard work and dedication of individual entrepreneurs but also create a ripple effect of motivation and inspiration that resonates throughout our community.

  • Equitable Entrepreneurship at the Core

    We champion diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our programs and initiatives are designed to create a level playing field for all women, ensuring that every entrepreneur has an equal opportunity to thrive. We believe in building a business landscape that reflects the richness of our diverse community.

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  • Tailored Resources for Every Stage of Your Journey

    From educational workshops to personalized consulting services, we offer a suite of resources designed to meet the specific needs of women entrepreneurs. Explore our programs, access funding opportunities, and gain insights from industry experts. Whatever your business needs, we have the tools to help you succeed.

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  • A Supportive Community of Trailblazers

    Step into a community that understands the unique challenges and triumphs of women in business. Our collaborative environment fosters connections, collaborations, and a sense of belonging. Whether you're just starting or looking to take your business to new heights, you're not alone—our community is here to support you every step of the way.

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At the heart of our mission is the unwavering commitment to empower women entrepreneurs. We believe in the transformative power of entrepreneurship to uplift communities and drive positive change. Through personalized guidance, educational programs, and a vibrant community, we are dedicated to nurturing the growth of women-owned businesses.


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Director Women's Business Center of Kentucky


Devanny earned her Business Administration and Communication & Media Studies degrees from Georgetown College and her MBA from Western Kentucky University. She is a former professional athlete, playing internationally in Spain, Mexico and Australia before moving to Beijing, China to work in education management. 


In her return to the United States, Devanny became a Business Coach with the Kentucky Small Business Development Center. 

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