The accelerator delivers courage, wisdom, deep skills, and grit along with a lasting connection with other wise and successful women who help you rise to the next level.

Kedren Crosby, MPS

Women’s Business Accelerator


Quarterly circles made up of women from diverse backgrounds who share a vision for change and better communities.

Creating a Pathway
Lancaster’s women-owned businesses have an opportunity to grow their own businesses and increase opportunity for the next generation of women entrepreneurs. The Women’s Business Accelerator is a pathway to both outcomes.

How it Works

Cohort members will participate in monthly 1-on-1 coaching sessions and cohort meetings to:

Increase Business Growth through Customer Centricity, Increasing Competitive Advantage, Market Curiosity, and a pathway to Woman-owned Business Certification.

Enhance Personal Leadership through focus on Emotional Intelligence, Authentic Communication, Intentionality, and Discipline.

Maximize Community Impact by measuring and improving social and environmental metrics, create a pathway to become a certified B Corp, and build inclusive businesses.

Four things to know about the Women’s business Accelerator

Cohorts include 8 women business owners of established and profitable businesses.

Three-hour cohort meetings, once a month for 11 months.

1-on-1 consulting sessions that dives into your specific business needs to create an individualized plan for growth within the three focus areas.

Emotional Intelligence assessments will be conducted for each member of the cohort prior to the start of the program to identify growth opportunities.


Kedren Crosby, MPS is serving as the Women’s Business Accelerator Facilitator. Learn more about Kedren and Work Wisdom.

For further inquires contact

ADA: Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact us at or 717-393-6089

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.