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FCTI’ Financed Project Receives Certification from Women’s Business Enterprise

By on July 7, 2016

San Juan.- OBALearn received a certification from Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), which the Council of Florida awards to the Development of Women’s Business, a regional chapter certifier of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

The enterprise is only one of eight companies in Puerto Rico with this certification.

OBALearn was one of the first 12 recipients of grants from Trust for Science, Technology and Innovation (FCTI, acronym in Spanish) and the first of said projects to commercially launch.

“We are proud to count on OBALearn as part of the 12,000 certified women enterprises in the United States”, said Nancy Allen, president of the Council of Florida for the Development of Women’s Business.

The standard of the WBENC in the United States for the certification is a process that includes the revision of the business’s funds and an inspection of the place.

The process of certification is designed with the means of confirming that a woman is the owner of at least 51% of the business and it is operated and controlled by one or various women.

According to WBENC, by including women’s businesses among their providers, the corporations and the government agencies show their dedication to diversity and to the continuous development of their provider’s programs of diversity .

“We feel honored to receive this important certification from WBENC, an organization that encourages the participation of the business network and the growth of businesses owned by women. We are only one of the eight businesses in Puerto Rico that has accomplished this certification”, stated Lianabel Oliver, founder of OBALearn. INS

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