Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs



Founded in 2003, Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (MAFE) is a nonprofit, membership-based organization committed to supporting and promoting the economic growth and advancement of women business owners in Michigan.

MAFE provides opportunities for female entrepreneurs, in both new development and growth stages of their business, to build their entrepreneurial capacity through educational programs focused on sustainable business growth and development.  

MAFE gives women entrepreneurs the opportunity to expand their influence and increase their visibility by providing a forum where business women can unite, network, and leverage best practices within an organization of their peers.


Mission Statement

Organizational Goals

Our mission is to increase and improve economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs in Michigan through advocacy, entrepreneurial training and leadership development.
Our goals are to be the leading organization for women starting or growing a business in Michigan, and to create a community where women have full and equal access, free from barriers, to market opportunities.