We provide community and support to professional female entrepreneurs both online and in-person, by providing networking opportunities, collaboration, continuing education, and helpful resources to help impact member businesses to make them more purposeful and profitable.
Collectively, we combine and share in our knowledge, skills, and expertise in order to learn more efficiently and grow our businesses faster. We are like-minded and share in the belief that we are "Better Together" in that we can learn more, go further and grow faster when we work together.

Professional Events

DCfempreneur hosts an average of four events a month all over the Washington, DC area. Our networking, informational and professional events provide opportunities to connect, collaborate, discuss challenges and learn from the collective.

A Supportive Community

We're like-minded and share the belief that we're "Better Together" in that we can learn more, go further and grow faster when we work together. Collectively, by tapping into our shared knowledge and skills, we can learn more efficiently to grow our businesses faster.

Increased Reach & Visibility

Plug into our professional community, both online or in-person for support and to enjoy a sense of belonging. Increase your visibility with our member directory, by attending events, being a featured speaker, host a workshop, and contributing to our Podcast or Blog. 

Stay in the Know

New events, programs and opportunities to network in various locations across the DC & NoVa area are added daily. Don't miss a chance to be visible and grow your business. Subscribe to the DCfempreneur newsletter to stay in the know.

We're Better Together!

Next Steps...

Every single one of us knows how overwhelming and confusing starting and growing a business can be, especially now, but being a solopreneur doesn't mean you have to be doing everything solo. We are here for you!

There is an entire community of other fempreneurs who would love to be part of your entrepreneurial journey and be by your side every step of the way.

View the Member benefits and become a Fempreneur Advocate Business (FAB) Member!

Since 1993

Why DCfempreneur

DCfempreneur offers community to connect professional female entrepreneurs both online and in-person, by providing support, networking opportunities, collaboration, continuing education, and helpful resources and guidance to help them set intentional goals that will impact their business to make it purposeful and profitable.

The DCfempreneur community via the Facebook group and Meetup group provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs to:

  • Network, outreach, and grow their business
  • Receive and share advice, expertise, strategies, guidance, education, encouragement, and enjoy a sense of community with other fempreneurs
  • Share resources to help each other with the challenges we face, problem solve, and learn new skills
  • Collaborate and build strategic partnerships to grow and expand
  • Build rapport with other women and share referrals
  • Connect with like-minded women with similar business & life goals for accountability, to action plan, and help you succeed in your business
  • Network in new venues and locations all across the DC & NoVa areas that fits into your busy schedule
  • Enjoy a unique calendar of events and activities

Are you looking for like-minded driven women who are committed to setting ambitious goals, collaborating, and ready to take their business to the next level, as you are? Then you’re in the right place. By becoming a part of our community, you can expect energetic support, inspiration, and feedback in a positive community/comfortable setting.

For more about the founder of DCfempreneur, Lisa Shapiro, click About.

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Do you join Facebook groups and wonder why you're not getting leads for your business

Do you join Facebook groups and wonder why you're not getting leads for your business you hoped for? The best way to grow your business in a Facebook group is to be active and engage daily - but be authentic, helpful, and not salesy.

This helpful guide provides actionable tips and best practices to engage in a Facebook Group + help you maximize visibility as you build relationships.

Bonus: The Weekly Checklist will help keep you accountable as you engage.