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Office of Minority and Women Business Development

Providing certification and education for disadvantaged, minority-and women-owned businesses.

The Office of Minority and Women Business Development promotes business development with a focus on disadvantaged, minority-and women-owned businesses and offers certifications in these areas. Information and referrals are provided in the areas of procurement, contracting and subcontracting, financing and business management. The office also partners with other business advocates to sponsor business education workshops and seminars.


Rhonda Harris, Director of Minority & Women-Owned Business

(785) 296-3425

[email protected]

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Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise or Women Business Enterprise

Certification from the Kansas Statewide Certification Program increases opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses to gain contracts and subcontracts from government and private entities committed to the inclusion of minority- and women-owned businesses.

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  • Maximize Your Exposure to Supplier Firms
  • Receive Support with the Certification Process
  • Get on the State’s Radar for Present and Future Opportunities

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