Women-Led Business Get Certified
UNIVERSAL WOMEN-LED™ CERTIFICATION
Certifying your business as a Universal Women-Led Company, you are positioning your company as a company committed to closing the gender gap.
An enterprise with a woman/women, with long-term control and management of the
business, equity stake, and an active role in both strategic and day to day decision making.
- Proudly market you are Women-Led.
- Be a visible champion for women in business.
- Opportunities for your business to increase revenue.
- Access to opportunities to access capital to support Women-Led.
- Connect and apply to work with buyers who have mandates to work with Women-
- A consistent and reliable source of income from government grants or sub-contracting
to companies who award contacts to Women-Led.
- Brand your product or service with your Certification logo
- Be a visible to the consumer as a Women-Led product.
- Provide the consumer the benefit to show they support Women-Led with your
certification logo on your website, email signature, service, or packaging on your
- The company must have a women-founder, co-founder, or in an executive position
as the visionary or driving the direction of the business.
- Long-term control and management of the business – she must have been engaged
in the operation, management, and ownership of the business for a minimum of one year.
- Active role in strategic decision making – involved in elements related to the
establishment of priorities, objectives, and goals for the business, along with overall
operations of the business.
- Day-to-day decision making of the company including, for example, elements related to financial management, human resources, supply management, logistics, business development, marketing, or customer service.
- She must have an equity stake in the company to demonstrates ownership in the company.
Applicants must complete the Online Certification application, submit a Sworn Affidavit, and pay
a non-refundable fee.
Application process 2 – 4 weeks from the date you apply to submit all documents.
Annual renewal fees required.
Once Certification has been approved, you will receive Certified Universal Women-Led™ logo
for your website, products, and services.
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