Recognizing Female Entrepreneurs in Mid-Missouri

The Women Who Own It Awards recognizes the importance of female entrepreneurship and the positive impact women-owned businesses have in communities. The event was established in 2018 and highlights one female entrepreneur from each of the eight counties served by the Missouri Women’s Business Center. These counties include Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau, and Osage. Nominees for the award are selected based upon their business acumen, and commitment to community service.

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All nominations will be reviewed by the Women Who Own It Selection Committee and finalists will be asked to submit a statement for final consideration. Please contact Jessie Yankee, Director of the Missouri Women's Business Center at with questions.

Past Honorees - 2018 and 2019