How to Become a Certified Women-Owned Business in New York City
Register today! Do you want to learn how to obtain Minority/Women Business (M/WBE) Certification in New York City? JOIN US! M/WBE Certification provides businesses exclusive contract opportunities
Do you want to learn how to obtain Minority/Women Business (M/WBE) Certification in New York City? JOIN US! M/WBE Certification provides businesses exclusive contract opportunities with New York City!
Getting certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) can help you grow your business! M/WBE Certification gives you access to sell to the government, networking events, inclusion in the Online Directories of Certified Businesses, and much more.
Dynishal Gross is the Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Economic and Financial Opportunity (DEFO) at the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS). DEFO certifies minority & women-owned, emerging, & local businesses & also offers programs to help these firms grow through government contracting. In addition, Dynishal oversees the City’s Division of Labor Services, which monitors vendor compliance with equal employment opportunity, labor standards, & other regulatory mandates.
Dynishal’s career in public service includes five years of work for members of the New York City Council. She spent two years as Assistant Commissioner for Business Programs in SBS’ Division of Business Services, overseeing targeted programs for women entrepreneurs, New York City Housing Authority residents, and longstanding neighborhood businesses.
Dynishal is a first-generation college graduate, who holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from Cornell University, an M.P.A. from Baruch College, and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. She lives in Brooklyn with her wife Judith M. Smith, & their son, Bayard.
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