2 women looking at a laptop and text: Gain the tools to launch your business
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    With the guidance of experienced facilitators, business experts, and a network of supportive peers, aspiring entrepreneurs will:

    • Refine their business concepts
    • Identify the components of a strong business plan
    • Gain the knowledge and skills they need to launch a profitable business
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Photos of four different women entrepreneurs in their place of business
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    Join group sessions with experienced WE Connect Mentors: entrepreneurs passionate about helping you grow your business. This program was created to support the need for mentorship among women entrepreneurs by providing specialized mentors and group mentor sessions across the five boroughs.
Female kitchen staffer with the copy Start Your Career as a Restaurant Line Cook
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    With more than 24,000 restaurants across the City, we're meeting the growing demand for qualified kitchen employees and increasing access for New Yorkers to start their careers in the culinary arts.
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    Small Business Advocates help you cut through the red tape by working together with our colleagues at City and State regulatory agencies, and utilities.

    Services are available in multiple languages.

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