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Veteran/Woman-Owned Business Launches STEM Education & Innovation Center in Collaboration with Women’s Business Center

Children of all ages will benefit from the programs offered by the non-profit Hebron-STEM Education & Innovation Center (STEM EIC) that recently opened at 10671 Courthouse Road in Fredericksburg.

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ODU’s VetBizLadyStart helps women veterans transition into business

"We have about 40 women in the program right now," said Erika Small-Sisco, director of the ODU Women's Business Center. Classes are scheduled three days a week and include entrepreneurship ...

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Women Veterans Program Conquers Government Contracting for Entrepreneurs

Navigating government contracting can be a challenge, but women veterans have the experience and leadership skill it takes—they just need a place to begin. To help women who are transitioning out of military service and into business ownership, several regional partners have collaborated to create a free, 14-week training series.

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Home-based childcare licensure to begin in Norfolk

Norfolk will become the first city in Virginia to require licensure of home-based childcare providers to one or more children, increasing opportunities for entrepreneurship, providing training and resources to caregivers, and assuring parents of safe, high-quality day care for their kids.

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