KE White Center

1704 Weeksville, Rd. Ste. 116

Elizabeth City, NC 27909


Tel: 252-621-3441



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Our Services

The Eastern Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (EWEC) was created through a partnership between the Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF) and Elizabeth City State University to provide an ecosystem of support to female entrepreneurs that will provide sustainable growth and job creation in Northeastern North Carolina. 


The EWEC serves the Northeastern region of North Carolina by providing high quality technical assistance, one-on-one counseling, networking, marketing opportunities and programs; and the CSBDF fully supports the Eastern Women’s Entrepreneurship Center by promoting and providing access to capital to eligible entrepreneurs, start-ups and small business owners. These services will allow women-owned businesses to grow and strengthen and will allow for CSBDF to increase its impact in the region.

The Eastern Women’s Entrepreneurship Center is committed to providing financial education to women entrepreneurs in four ways:

  • One-on-one assistance

  • In-depth business coaching and counseling

  • Educational opportunities

  • Access to capital

By providing a full range of services, the EWEC meets the needs of women entrepreneurs facing challenges in accessing capital and resources to establish a successful business. From drafting a business plan to implementing and marketing your business, the EWEC helps women entrepreneurs to achieve their business dreams.

Client Testimonials

What Our Clients Say


T. Krites

Owner, The Flour Girls

Everyone has been so helpful to me and my business! Caitlin and Shannon have helped and taught me how to get my Quickbooks in order and be more organized and successful! They often book me for events and give me more exposure! I'm very thankful to everyone!

A. Roberson

Owner, FindHers KeepHers

The EWEC is unique in that experts were available in a wide range of fields that were important to me at that particular phase in my business, whether it was financial reporting, marketing or employee management.  Through the EWEC network of coaches, seminars, and conferences, I have been able to gain relationships with other like-minded professionals that help support and propel my business forward. I am forever grateful for these relationships and opportunities! 

K. Davenport

Owner, The Shoppes

I went to see Ginger O’Neal at the Small Business Center when I was on the verge of losing my business.  I had taken on a failing greenhouse and with my background in problem solving and project management, I thought I could breathe new life into it with very little money. I had gone through every penny I had. Ginger referred me to Caitlin Davis with the Carolina Small Business Development Fund’s Eastern Women’s Entrepreneurship Center and she worked tirelessly to get me the cash I needed to stay in the game.


Caitlin stays in touch with me and continues to help with spreadsheets and organization of my business. I am grateful to her and her team. I would recommend any struggling business to give them a call.