Is the WNBA its own organization?

Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), American women’s professional basketball league that began play in 1997. The WNBA was created by the National Basketball Association (NBA) Board of Governors as a women’s analogue to the NBA.

Is the WNBA a private company?

WNBA Enterprises is a privately held company that owns and operates women’s basketball teams in the United States. It assists basketball coaches at all levels in teaching the fundamentals of the game. WNBA Enterprises was founded in 1996 and is based in Secaucus, New Jersey.