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About The E-Network Program

The ENetwork was built to Empower and Engage you while Elevating and Expanding your for-profit business. The ENetwork serves entrepreneurs at all stages of business, and business people within the community, who are looking to learn about business development, refine and master their networking skillsets and cultivate business relationships. This program serves entrepreneurs at all stages of business and business people within the community who are looking to refine and master their networking skill sets and cultivate relationships. The ENetwork group is led by our Business Development Specialist, Lynn Rybak.


Are you interested in sampling an ENetwork class for free?   Simply email us at to get registered for an upcoming class.

Should you wish to join the program mid-year, we’d love to have you.  Let us know and we will discuss a pro-rated cost for the remainder of the program year.


Meet Your Instructor

Lynn Rybak

Lynn Rybak

Ignite Session/E-Network


Lynn guides business owners/ professionals to communicate their message within the group as well as in the business community by teaching the skills of effective networking, refining their branding message and practicing sales techniques.


For business owners throughout WNY who are looking to learn and practice the skills of effective networking. Refine your sales message, develop presentation skills, brainstorm with complementary businesses and learn how to be unique in your profession.

Recurring: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Cost: $350 with three new additional outside networking events (You may join at any point in the year and the fee will be prorated!)

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Amanda Crotty, Coordinator, at 716-888-8280 or

Experience the WBC

How will you benefit

You will gain incredible support from your group and knowledge from your facilitator/mentor as our very unique program offers training in business development and networking.


How it works

Meetings take place monthly for 10 months starting in September. Your ENetwork Group trainer is specially trained to implement the most effective lessons and hands-on exercises in networking.


What you will talk about

You will practice the skills of effective networking, discuss issues, refine your sales message and exchange leads. The focus is on building your business and cultivating relationships.


Interested in joining ENetwork?

During the programming year, you can attend one E-Network session free of charge as a guest. If interested, reservations are required. Please contact the WBC Office at: (716) 888-8280 or send an email at:

Member Benefits

ENetwork Groups are considered “WBC Members”, and as members, you will receive added benefits beyond the programming you sign up for, including:


Being a part of the WBC community—filled with inspiring and motivated women business owners


Your business and contact information listed, with a searchable function, and mapped on our WBC website


Opportunity to be paired with another member as an accountability partner


Opportunity to write a post in the WBC blog showcased on the home page of the WBC website (credited to you with a link to your website)


Opportunity to have your business successes, employment needs and events posted on the WBC social media sites

The ENetwork Program at The Women's Business Center


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E-Network Events

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If you would like to attend an ENetwork session once for free to see if it’s right for you, please fill out this form and we’ll contact you with more details.


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Sondra Payne, AXA Advisors, LLC

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The Women’s Business Center and my peers in the Forum group really bring a great perspective on continuing to grow my practice. We keep each other accountable and it’s nice to have ideas and feedback from individuals outside of the financial world.

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Kristen Wood, Sports Nation

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Joining the Canisius Women’s Business Center was a crucial turning point for Sport Nation, a value of which I would never underestimate.


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April 2024
May 2024


This event is for members of the ENetwork Program. 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location: Science Hall. Interested in attending? Email to register as a guest.
01 May
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Canisius College Science Hall Room 063
1901 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14208

WNY’s Law Center’s Small Business, Walk-In Legal Clinic

The WBC collaborates with the WNY Law Center’s Small Business Legal Clinic to provide free legal services to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Representatives from WNYLC  are available on the second Wednesday of every month on a first-come, first-serve basis. Arrive at our office at 1901 Main Street in the Science Hall. Sign in between 10 […]
08 May
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
Science Hall, Cansius College
1901 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208

Ignite Awards Luncheon 2024

Join the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Canisius University as we seek your support for our 7th Annual Ignite Awards Luncheon on May 10, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Science Hall Commons at Canisius University. There is a real need for the business community in WNY to come together to celebrate […]
10 May
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Science Hall, Cansius College
1901 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208
June 2024
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How We Help Women


Launch, Grow, Elevate & Master your business with our advisory and mentorship groups. We have four categories based on specific stages of business development.


Business Development

The ENetwork serves entrepreneurs at all stages of business, who are looking to learn about business development, refine and master their networking skillsets and cultivate business relationships.



The WBC works with entrepreneurs to understand their business financing needs and identify viable options for financing. Clients receive assistance in compiling an effective financial plan through one-on-one consultations from lenders and through seminars on SBA financing options.



The Women’s Business Center is always here to support you and meet you where you are. There are a range of our on demand courses you can take on your own time and at your own pace.


Contact The WBC to Learn more

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