Business owner Kiki Ramsey wanted to become certified as a Woman-Owned Small Business because she felt it would help her chances of getting even more federal business. However, she thought she had to pay a third-party company to provide the certification.
She was in for a pleasant surprise when she found out otherwise. She could go two different routes:
The self-certification process is the path Kiki took with the benefit for her and many other female business owners interested in the federal marketplace is that it is free and relatively simple.
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