Women's History Month 2021

Women's History Month


31 Businesses in 31 Days

All businesses have been affected economically by the pandemic, some more severe than others. In an effort to help women owned businesses, and to show our support for Women's History Month, The Business Council will highlight a different woman-owned business each day of the month of March.

After learning about today's highlighted business, please check out our previous featured businesses.

Previously Highlighted Businesses

Today's Highlighted Business

Gwen Inc.

Gwen, Inc. is a premier leadership development corporation which exists for the purpose of helping leaders achieve business goals by focusing on the competencies of Confidence, Competence, Courage and Calm. Gwen,Inc. specializes in organization development consulting ,professional facilitation, executive coaching, diversity and inclusion planning for companies and executive coaching for emerging women and minority leaders. 




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Women Business Leaders of Distinction

Women's History Month

Sandra Wilkin

Founder & CEO | Bradford Construction

Sandra Wilkin, Founder and CEO of Bradford Construction, the trailblazing construction firm she founded in 1989. It has grown into one of the leading women-owned enterprises (WBEs) in New York’s building industry.

Crain’s New York Business called her a “hard hat with style”; Forbes magazine has lauded her as a “game-changer”; City & State Magazine recognized her as one of the “Power 100 Women.”

Sandra Wilkin serves as a Trustee of The City University of New York (CUNY). She is the Vice Chair for Facilities Planning and Management and Vice Chair for Student Affairs, and Special Programs, committees. 

Sandra co-founded the Women Builders Council, an organization to raise awareness and to advocate for legislative change for women businesses in the building industry. Sandra is also a member of NYS MWBE Advisory Council, NYC MWBE Advisory Council, and the School Construction Authority Diversity Board.
A passionate advocate for minority and woman-owned business enterprises (MWBEs), she has spent more than two decades providing award-winning oversight for mentorship programs and capacity building.

Bravo and Bradford, a collaborative, share the mission to help urban communities and our public and private partners thrive. We do this through a shared commitment to reimagine buildings, transportation systems, public spaces, campuses, and infrastructure to improve connectivity, efficiency, resiliency, sustainability, profitability, service, and performance. A collaborative approach helps our architects, engineers, construction managers, and business professionals drive innovation, foster creativity, and guide business strategies that answer our clients’ toughest challenges.

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Women Owned Business Resources & News

Previously Highlighted Businesses

The Brewster Inn

Resort & Lodging

Seating Inc

Built to Order Chair Manufacturer

Commercial Investigations LLC

Background Check Services 



Brave World Media

Communications & Branding Strategy

Southtown Audio / Video

AV Consulting, Design & Sales

Daughter for Hire

Non-medical in-home respite services

Boscobel House & Gardens

Historic Museum

Girl Fight Fitness

Fitness Center

Albany Can Code

Assists Emerging Tech Companies

Upstate Printing 

Printing Services 

Tech Valley Talent 

IT Professional Services Firm 

CPS Recruitment

Staffing & Recruitment Firm 

Hear 2 Learn

Early Intervention and Preschool Services

Sensory Six

Residential Interior Design Firm

Lakewood Vineyards


AM&J Digital

Printing Services

Ambient Environmental

Health & Safety Consulting

Catapult Executive Consulting

Strategic Planning & executive Searches

EMY Flowers

Exotic Florist


Non-Profit Fashion Design

Champagnie Dawkins

Professional Service Firm

Tangible Development

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consulting firm

Mint Green Info

Executive Search Firm



Jackson Parker Communications

Public Relations Consulting



R.F Wilkins Consultants 

Business Development and Management Consulting Firm