Are you the founder of a woman-owned business in Chicago’s west suburbs?

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for decades, we think you’ll love being part of West Suburban Women Entrepreneurs.

We are welcoming, curious, positive, energetic women working in many different fields. Our members are designers, legal eagles, real estate mavens, caterers, custom cake artists, accountants, wellness coaches, and so much more!

In fact, if a woman can dream it, WSWE women are probably doing it. And with this many perspectives in the room, our monthly conversations are always enlightening and fun!

Our goal is to give every member full access to the wisdom of the entire group. The magic happens in our regular breakfast meetings and at special evening gatherings where we relax and celebrate our accomplishments, share wisdom, and encourage one another.

If you believe in growing your business organically through genuine, active friendships, then West Suburban Women Entrepreneurs is the place for you.

Upcoming Session:

Book Discussion: “Brave, Not Perfect”

THURS. MAY 19, 2022
8:30am – 10:30am

Join the inspiring book discussion of “Brave, Not Perfect” by Reshma Saujani, NY Times Bestselling Auther, and Founder/CEO of Girls Who Code. Share what her book meant to you and your best takeaways from her experiences and insights.


Jody Robinson -Leadership PictureJody Robinson obtained her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in March 2022. Jody has worked as a financial advisor since 2010, and WSWE congratulates her on this recent achievement in her career as an entrepreneur and independent wealth manager. According to the ©2022 Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., “CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is the standard of excellence in financial planning. CFP® professionals meet rigorous education, training and ethical standards, and are committed to serving their clients’ best interests today to prepare them for a more secure tomorrow.”

 We are excited to share with you an exciting WIN from one of our very own members, Tanesha Watkins, of TeeTee’s Sweets, LLC.

As you can see, her custom bakery goods are incredible and she loves to share her gift with others!

You can see more of Tanesha’s creations on her website here.

Congratulations Tanesha!


Here are some books we are excited about! They have impacted our businesses and we hope you find impactful content in them as well!

– “The Ride of a Lifetime” by Bob Iger

– “In Her Own Words”
by Ruth Bader Ginsberg

– “Rising Strong”
by Brene Brown

– “Fierce Conversations”
by Susan Scott

– “The Trust Edge”
by David Harsager

– “Leadership Gold”
by John C. Maxwell


WSWE provides support and encouragement for women business owners by developing strong, empowering relationships and creating a forum for programs that educate and facilitate women’s growth not only in business, but in all aspects of their lives.