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Metro Detroit Networking Groups and Resources for Women

May 10, 2019

Looking to network with fellow boss ladies in Metro Detroit? We rounded up several networking groups and associations worth checking out if you’re a working mom, entrepreneur or woman looking to support and empower other women.

By SEEN Staff

Featured photo via Femology


Boss Ladies Referral Crew


A community of amazing women entrepreneurs that get together monthly to learn, collaborate, inspire, refer businesses and have a fun night out while doing it.


Dames Collective Detroit


A membership-based networking group for this generation’s female entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators with monthly meetings and events.

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The workspace at Femology in Detroit.



A modern business lounge and coworking space designed with a woman’s taste in mind. Femology is the philosophy of modern women living, working and living in a collaborative society.


Great Lakes Women’s Business Council


Founded in 1984, Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is a nonprofit champion for women, minority and small business owners. The council provides access to capital and corporate procurement opportunities, certification for women-owned business enterprises and small business educational support.

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Impact100’s grant announcement in April 2019.



Impact100 Oakland County is an organization of women committed to improving their community by providing substantial grants to nonprofit organizations in Oakland County.


Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs


MAFE provides opportunities for female entrepreneurs, in both new development and growth stages of their business, to build their entrepreneurial capacity through educational programs focused on sustainable business growth and development.


Michigan Council of Women In Technology


The Michigan Council of Women in Technology inspires and grows women in technology. A diverse IT workforce is a vital part of Michigan’s transformation, and the council strives to engage and retain female professionals here.


Michigan Women Forward


Michigan Women Forward is devoted to fostering economic empowerment for Michigan’s women and girls through philanthropy and investment.

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The Mother Honestly Summit held in Detroit last year.

Mother Honestly


Mother Honestly is a platform and ecosystem that inspires, encourages and guides the modern ambitious woman to thrive in and beyond motherhood. Through online content, and offline activations, Mother Honestly empowers and elevates mothers to lead bigger, better and deeper lives.


National Association of Women Business Owners – Detroit Chapter


NAWBO Greater Detroit chapter was chartered in 1980. Members represent the sole proprietorship operations to those with over 1,000 employees. Among them are lawyers, financial consultants, printers, media specialists, event planners, manufacturers and property managers.


Omni Women’s Networking Group


A networking group for professional women with weekly meetings.


Are there other groups women should have on their radar? Leave them in the comments below!


  • avatar
    Emily McGuire
    May 14, 2019 at 2:46 PM

    Awesome list! There’s another great one in Ann Arbor. Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw. It’s 100% volunteer run. https://wxwbusiness.com/

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    Barb Duran
    May 22, 2019 at 10:20 PM

    Yes please add Executive Women International (EWI) of Detroit-Windsor. http://www.ewidetroitwindsor.org

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    Rita Brown
    May 23, 2019 at 9:09 AM

    National Association of Women in Construction! NAWIC members in metro Detroit are delighted to represent all women who are engaged in the business of building with one of the largest memberships in the country! http://www.nawicdetroit.org

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