The nonprofit Path Forward Center is a catalyst for economic change by activating women to build their Business Beyond OneTM
Home of the internationally-acclaimed ACTiVATE(R) program, the Path Forward Center provides programs, resources, access to technologies, tools and support to help women realize their untapped business potential to start and grow their own businesses. Check Impact to see why that potential counts—for the world and Results to learn about our success stories!
Our high-energy, hands-on programs and dynamic speakers are game changers—fostering results in idea generation, realistic planning, capital access, successful business operation and more (see us in action).
The Center's focus is on helping women start and grow their "Business Beyond One" which are businesses that grow beyond the founder to create jobs, increase opportunities, improve communities, and change the world.
ACTiVATE(R) is a registered trademark of UMBC and used under exclusive license. The Path Forward Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been designated a tax exampt corporation through the I.R.S. statute, section 501(c)(3).
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