About the BYAs

Since 1983, the Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYAs) has been recognizing the business achievements, professional expertise and leadership of outstanding women in the National Capital Region. The 2024 awards will be presented to recipients in the categories of Entrepreneurial Leader, Enterprise Leader, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Community Impact Award. Women’s networking groups provide lucrative opportunities and added value to the bottom line…they are power circles that enhance personal, professional and company brands. Show your support for the BYAs and women in business through sponsorship.

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About the Women’s Business Network

The Women’s Business Network (WBN) is a volunteer-run organization that empowers businesswomen to achieve success on their own terms by providing development opportunities, fostering valuable connections, and facilitating member success through business and career growth. WBN’s membership includes entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives within the public and private sectors.

BYAs In the Media

Explore our media page to discover a captivating visual journey, showcasing the essence of empowerment, innovation, and success within our dynamic women-centric business community

Still Have Questions?

You can also contact our WBN Administrative Coordinator