The Women\'s Business Council - Southwest (WBCS) is a not-for-profit organization that provides national Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification for women business owners who own, control and operate 51 percent or more of the business. The WBCS serves a four-state region including central and north Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Their mission statement is: Grow Certified Women-Owned Businesses. They provide educational, procurement and networking opportunities to their growing membership of over 1,000 WBEs and 82 corporate members. Along with administering the WBE certification, and growing women-owned businesses, the WBCS assists its corporate members in meeting their supplier diversity objectives and contract obligations with supplier diversity spend requirements.