WESST In the News

Business nonprofit opens Hobbs location

“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

Relationships 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.

Tips for safe reopening include masks, contingency plans

An online workshop helps businesses learn about plans and best practices to return safely to work in a COVID-19 world.

3 New Mexicans to know, and it’s all about the money

Here are three New Mexicans to know who are busy trying to get loan relief into the hands of small businesses in our state.

Local tech startup snares $5M investment

WESST 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.

Deep Dive Digital Media partners with WESST Comcast Studio – students gain valuable skills

WESST houses a million-dollar green screen studio, funded by Comcast. They needed an intern to help keep the studio running and to provide multimedia services for their numerous incubated businesses.

Survey: Rent, taking care of staff top concerns for NM small businesses amid coronavirus

Paying rent and taking care of employees during the COVID-19 virus outbreak ranked among the top concerns of respondents in a new survey of New Mexico entrepreneurs and business owners.

WESST Welcomes New Board Members

WESST: Trailblazers in the WBC Movement

WESST 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.

Go Latinas! conference empowers and encourages women

Women who hear stories of business success from local Latinas are empowered to take the next step.