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Nitsch Engineering, a Boston-based civil and transportation engineering, land surveying, sustainable site consulting, planning, and GIS services provider, received national certification as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification, implemented by CWE, is a meticulous process that is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by women. WBENC’s world-class certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing many of America’s well-known brands, in addition to many states, cities, and other entities. WBENC is an approved Third Party Certifier for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program.

Nitsch Engineering has been a certified WBE in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia for years; the WBENC certification expands the firm’s ability to provide clients with professional services that meet the goals of their supplier diversity programs.

About CWE

Established in 1995, the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) (www.cweonline.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women start and grow their own businesses. CWE provides education, training, resources and connections to women (and men) through three locations in Boston, MA; Worcester, MA; and Providence, RI. Since its founding, CWE has helped over 28,000 entrepreneurs start and grow new businesses, helped create 37,000 new jobs in New England, and helped generate over $1 billion in wages. CWE is the New England Regional Partner Organization for Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and has certified over 1,300 women-owned businesses.

About WBENC

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) (www.wbenc.org) is the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.

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