WAND Self Employment Success Series

The Wo(men) Achieving New Directions (WAND) Self-Employment Success Series helps individuals to turn a great idea, side job or hobby into a viable, legitimate and profitable business through our interactive, hands-on learning. To fully benefit, we suggest you bring your own device.

DIY Entrepreneurship Series
“How to Do Business, When Doing Business” – email empower@ywcade.org to register

Featuring Kelly Jones, CEO of The Cleaning Girl, Inc. and Business Development Consultant for WAND’s DIY Entrepreneurship Series. Find out how Kelly became successful, grew her enterprise and revolutionized the cleaning industry. Kelly’s acumen has helped many entrepreneurs think outside the box.

Many entrepreneurs struggle with the daily ins and outs of business ownership and often it is the consumer who suffers.

Kelly will share her tips on how to:

  • Formulate a SCHEDULE for SALES and SUCCESS.
  • Developing a strategy to help promote your business.
  • Engage in a hands-on approach to help you move forward in 2018.


Cost: NO COST – Register at empower@ywcade.org or call 302-224-4060 Ext. 216

Day  Date Time Location   
Thursday  January 25th 5:45 – 8:00 PM Newark Location  



Mind Your Business Series: From Ideas to Your First Customer  

Back in February! Registrations being accepted now at empower@ywcade.org – Seating is Limited!

A 10-week course (16 hours) to help new and emerging business owners successfully establish and market a business or service through the use of internet and cloud-based applications.

This intense, interactive and hands-on program will help you with:


  • Developing your business analysis
  • Identifying you Paying Customer
  • Evaluating Pricing and your Product
  • Creating your Marketing Message
  • Social Media to reach more customers
  • Discovering free to low cost Internet Apps.

Computers welcome or we can provide (Limited Supply Available)


Cost: $199 (scholarships available based on need or attend a DIY Workshop before February 13th and receive a 25% Discount. Participant will only qualify for one discount.)

Day  Date Time Location
Tuesdays February 13 – April 17 5:30 – 8:30 PM Newark Location  


Coming Soon! DIY Graphic Design for Entrepreneurs: (2 Locations and 2 Dates)

Through interactive, “hands on” learning, individuals will be able to develop and design graphics for their business. This workshop is for those looking to maximize their bottom line with budget-friendly branding strategies. Get Smart with Canva, learn the ins and outs of designing:


  • Business Cards
  • Flyers
  • Logos

Computers welcome or we can provide (Limited Supply Available)


Cost: NO COST – Register at empower@ywcade.org or call 302-224-4060 Ext. 216

Day  Date Time Location   
Tuesday  February 13th 5:30 – 8:30 PM Rt 9 Library, New Castle 
Thursday  February 22nd 5:30 – 8:30 PM Newark Location


Coming Soon!  Work from Home Options to Increase Income 

This course introduces you to internet-based “share economy” applications. Share –Economy is the peer-to-peer based sharing of goods and services that will enable you to begin earning income immediately. Learn how to use your skills, creativity or resources to make additional income!

Register Now!
Coming Soon!  Increase Business Efficiency Using Online Tools

Learn how to use online applications to efficiently manage your home-based business. This workshop covers automation of routine accounting and marketing tasks, as well as methods to stay connected with your customers in simple, cost-effective ways.

Register Now!

To register or for more information, contact:
302.224.4060 ext. 216 or empower@ywcade.org

 Newark Workshop Location
Center for Social & Economic Progress
153 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Suite 102
Newark, DE 19713
Wilmington Workshop Location
Home-Life Management Center
709 N Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801