Support Women-Owned Businesses
Support Women-Owned Businesses: Empowerment and Equality create dynamic and vibrant communities.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we want to encourage you to support women-owned businesses. Why? When you invest in women-owned businesses, you are also investing in women’s economic empowerment, equality, and entrepreneurship. Supporting women-owned brands also creates a dynamic and vibrant local community with a flavor all its own. It’s the smart choice that is both economically sound and socially conscious.
Join GROWTH by NCRC in celebrating women entrepreneurs during National Women’s History Month and beyond! We’ve curated a list of a few of our favorite women-owned brands and businesses in the markets we currently serve. Check out the list below to locate a business near you.
- The Hair Café, Atlanta, GA. Premier salon offering a full line of services and specializing in sew-ins, hydration treatments, and accessories.
- Jibarito Stop, Chicago, IL. Created in 2012 by Cely Rodriguez and Moraima Fuentes, the Jibarito Stop is a vibrant restaurant serving Puerto Rican fare in Chicago’s vibrant Pilsen neighborhood.
- Love Fur Dogs, Chicago, IL. Award-winning pet grooming located in the North Shore neighborhood featuring a wide range of services from grooming to a pet spa to supplies and doggy daycare.
- HI-Bred, Cincinnati, OH. The best vintage clothing shop around. Recycle vintage style and old memories into new ones with some amazing finds.
- Flight Cleveland, Cleveland, OH. Located in Gordon Square on the West side of Cleveland. Light bites, wine flights, tastings, and a fully stocked shop with a range of affordable selections to satisfy every palette.
- Bloom & Clover, Cleveland, OH. Bloom & Clover is Cleveland’s first and only waxing studio dedicated to creating an inclusive, body-positive space for hair removal and enhancement that empowers you to feel your best.
- Mask Off Beauty, Columbus, OH. Organic and cruelty-free skincare for a variety of skin types and issues.
- Replenish, The Co-Op Spa, Columbus, OH. Find peace and beauty with a higher purpose at Replenish Co-Op. Offering the traditional beauty and skin services you’d expect from a spa, Replenish also offers yoga, acupuncture, and a selection of conscious retail in bustling downtown Columbus.
- Da Jen Eats, Orlando, FL. Home of the Irie, Happy Vegan. Vegan Caribbean food with flavor. Try the vegan ice cream or a cooking class with owner, Jen.
- Inez Patricia School of Dance, Orlando, FL. From brown ballerinas to hip hop on pointe, Inez Patricia School of Dance takes what you may call “traditional” and adds a little flair to it.
- Moop, Pittsburgh, PA. Owner Wendy Downs is committed to small-batch, quality design, and manufacturing. Moop bags are designed and hand-manufactured, start to finish, right in their downtown Pittsburgh, PA storefront.
- Seventh Avenue Apothecary, Tampa, FL. Artisan candle chemists. Seventh Avenue Apothecary is family-owned & operated making hand-poured small-batch candles from all-natural soy wax, free of dyes, with naturally coated cotton wicks.
- Aerial Innovations, Tampa, FL. Founded in 1987, Aerial Innovations is Florida’s leading image maker both from the sky and the ground! Specializing in drone photography and aerial marketing.
- House of Gantt, Washington, DC. An all-inclusive, female-owned, Black-owned brand that offers premium quality jewelry for you to express your individuality.
- Twist and Turns Body Fitness, Washington, DC. Virtual power yoga and fitness courses for you and your family. Making a healthy lifestyle enjoyable.
- NAK Design Studio, Washington, DC. Minimal in design. Bold in style. NAK provides nontraditional bridal attire for unconventional and fashion-forward brides.
Our list provides a little something for everyone from restaurants to flight lessons to pet grooming and more! And the best part? They are all owned by women, many of them minority women. Support your local women-owned businesses this March during Women’s History Month and see your community thrive. For additional information on women-owned and minority-owned businesses check out NCRC’s blog post here.