FedEx and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Feb 7, 2023 12:00 PM ET
A woman talking to a group of women that are part of the 2019 Collegiate Accelerator program
Members of the 2019 Collegiate Accelerator program

Originally published in FedEx's 2022 Global Entrepreneurship Report

FedEx is a longtime supporter of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and its Collegiate Accelerator, previously the Student Entrepreneur Program. The WBENC Collegiate Accelerator is a premier startup program for collegiate female founders and recent graduates. Participants learn to grow and scale their businesses through a tailored entrepreneurship curriculum, focused on the fundamentals of growth, marketing, business strategy, leadership, and the essentials for an effective pitch. They receive mentoring from some of the most successful women-owned businesses and America’s largest Fortune 500 companies, while also participating in a showcase of their product or service to WBENC Corporate Members and a pitch competition awarding seed capital grants.

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