Welcome to SCWBEC, a resource for women-owned businesses and professionals.

SCWBEC is a not-for-profit 501 (C) 3 supported through fundraising events and sponsorships. Members receive a monthly newsletter and have many opportunities to promote their business through sponsorship, networking and membership meetings.  We also offer a $2,000 award twice a year to a qualifying member!

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Upcoming Events

There is NO charge to attend a SCWBEC Meeting. RSVP is appreciated to ensure adequate seating and quicker sign-in.


September Monthly Meeting

Witness the Installation of the SCWBEC Board of Directors for the 2018/2019 term. The Installation will be conducted by Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright of Council District One in the Town of Brookhaven. Councilwoman Cartright is currently serving her third term working to ensure responsible smart growth and community-based planning within her district.

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Breakfast Sponsor

David Gussin, 516Ads.com

PO Box 674, Merrick, NY - 11566 (516) 713-5144 david@516ads.com

David Gussin is the co-founder of 516ads.com/631ads.com. As its name suggests, the subscription-based directory covers the Long Island area, cleverly incorporating its two area codes in the title. The goal of the resource is to “ignite business and goodness.” Gussin, the consummate connector is singlehandedly responsible for connecting thousands of Long Islanders at his sponsor-driven networking events.

For his efforts both in business and community, Mr. Gussin has been the subject of numerous media spotlights and the recipient of many awards.

Breakfast Sponsor

Bernard Macias, AARP New York

750 3rd Avenue31st Floor, New York, NY - 10017 (516) 713-5144 bmacias@aarp.org

Bernard Macias has been managing advertising accounts for over twenty years. He has led campaign work for big brands like AT&T, H&R Block, UPS, Puerto Rico Tourism and worked at big ad agencies like Wunderman, Young & Rubican, McCann-Erikson. His audience expertise is General Market, Multicultural, U.S. Hispanic/Latino and Latin America. Most recently, he was the Account Director at d'exposito & Partners, managing AARP's Multicultural Markets and Engagement account, for National Hispanic/Latino campaign initiatives. His work and interest on AARP's advocacy, volunteerism and hyper-local grass roots community work, led him to his new recent post as AARP's Associate State Director for Long Island, serving Nassau and Suffolk counties.