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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 Kricker Innovation Hub

221 Chillicothe 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


To assure the health and safety of our clients and team during COVID, ​we are currently operating by appointment only.

Click to request an appointment.

Standard hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Accommodations can be made outside of those hours, if needed.

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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