Women’s Business Center

The Edge: Find the passion that makes work fun

The Edge: Find the passion that makes work fun

Written by Tina Lange, The Edge article originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on April 14, 2014 Before I started my own business three years ago, I worked in corporate environments for about 15 years, providing PR [...]

The Edge: Hey ladies, manufacturing is not a dirty word

The Edge: Hey ladies, manufacturing is not a dirty word

Written by Julie Song, The Edge originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on April 8, 2014 For some career-focused women and students, the idea of entering into a manufacturing career might seem unappealing … some of us [...]

The Edge: Soliciting government business worth hassles

The Edge: Soliciting government business worth hassles

Written by Michelle Shoultz, originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on April 4, 2014 For more than 20 years, Frazier Engineering had a strong commercial and municipal/county government customer base that comfortably sustained our small business. But [...]

The Edge: Volunteering deepens understanding

The Edge: Volunteering deepens understanding

Written by Linda Brandt, The Edge article originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on March 11, 2014 You can look at the value of volunteering in your community from many points of view. As far as I [...]

The Edge: Strategic thinkers embrace 10 traits

The Edge: Strategic thinkers embrace 10 traits

Written by Jeannette Kraar, The Edge article originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on March 25, 2014 To be strategic is to be innovative, resourceful, purposeful and intentional, which is why so many top businesses use a [...]

The Edge: Women hardwired for critical business roles

The Edge: Women hardwired for critical business roles

Written by Lisa Rice, The Edge article originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on March 18, 2014 What women bring into the workplace goes way back to the caveman days. We (women) were the gatherers of food, [...]

3D printing offers amazing opportunities

3D printing offers amazing opportunities

Written by Beth Gitlin, Ask a Business Expert article that originally appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on March 13, 2014 In January, Founders Forum, an educational and networking organization for entrepreneurs in Brevard County, featured an evening [...]

Tyra Banks is a Woman of Character, Courage and Commitment

Tyra Banks is a Woman of Character, Courage and Commitment

By Gracie Young, Marketing Assistant at the WBC and Oceanography student at FIT This month the Women’s Business Center is celebrating Women’s History Month. The theme chosen for this celebration is Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, [...]

Florida Tech’s Womens Business Center Adds Seven New Courses

Florida Tech’s Womens Business Center Adds Seven New Courses

The Women’s Business Center has announced plans to add seven new courses available to the public. The courses will be offered on select dates through March 2014. In addition to learning about mobile apps and Google [...]

Florida Tech Welcomes New WBC Director

Florida Tech Welcomes New WBC Director

By Jarin R. Eisenberg   I recently had the opportunity to talk with Beth Gitlin, the new director of the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Tech. Beth, a volunteer for the WBC for the past [...]