The West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board (WPWIB) is dedicated to increasing the awareness of and interest in entrepreneurship as a viable career option. The WPWIB firmly believes that entrenching the values, attitudes, and skills related to entrepreneurship can have a dynamic impact on the economic vitality of a community. Entrepreneurship provides an important avenue of success for individuals of all socio-economic statuses. The WPWIB will invest in new programs intended to equip individuals with the skills and interest in entrepreneurship needed to foster a continued, life-long dedication to the notion of starting a business. The WPWIB will also seek to support existing programs and services, to improve their ability to deliver entrepreneurship related services.