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Central Appalachia

Women's Business Center of Central Appalachia
at Shawnee State University

Get In Touch:

Via Email

In Person

Shawnee State University

Vern Riffe Center for the Arts
Rooms 322 & 324


940 2nd Street

Portsmouth, OH 45662

Over the Phone

Here you'll find:

  • Women’s Business Center ​

  • Access to ECDI lending

  • Shawnee State University, Kricker Innovation Hub

About our Central Appalachia location

In partnership with Shawnee State University (SSU), the WBC of Central Appalachia is located at The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, and serves female entrepreneurs and the SSU community.


Our staff are committed to the growth and success of women-owned small businesses throughout Central Appalachia by providing access to a suite of small business services at all stages of planning, development, and growth.

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