Redirecting public funds and developing business skills could open markets to women
It’s never easy getting a small business off the ground — but for women, the challenge is particularly daunting. Women-owned small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the world are underfunded by $1.5 trillion. Read the entire article from APOLITICAL here.
It's been an amazing year for our network of women-owned businesses and corporate members. Thank you to everyone who attended our events, joined or led a webinar, hosted a supplier meeting or matchmaking event, and did their part to #BuyWomenOwned in 2017. And a big congratulations to all the women’s business enterprises that landed contracts with our corporate members!
On April 3rd, WEConnect International will host their 2nd annual Awards Gala at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event will be attended by over 200 Fortune 500 corporate members, government officials, thought leaders, and philanthropic and civil society organizations, who are champions for women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment writ large.