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Business nonprofit opens Hobbs location»

January 11, 2021 | Albuquerque Journal“Southeastern New Mexico is filled with potential and existing resilient businesses, and through WESST, we will be able to facilitate continued real growth,” said Mara Salcido, WESST Hobbs business consultant and trainer.

Woman to Woman»

July 27, 2020 | Albuquerque JournalRelationships are built on a foundation of trust, which can take time to establish. But women often find common ground with each other quickly said Margarita Guarin - WESST Albuquerque Regional Manager.

Local tech startup snares $5M investment»

March 27, 2020 | Albuquerque JournalWESST Enterprise Center Client BennuBio has won $5 million in private equity from local and international investors to accelerate marketing of super-fast cell-screening and analysis technology developed originally developed at the University of New Mexico.

WESST: Trailblazers in the WBC Movement»

August 26, 2019 | Finance New MexicoWESST was among the first organizations in the country to receive federal funding to support the establishment of a Women’s Business Center in Albuquerque in 1989.