WEConnect International is excited to announce Chelsea Prescod as the new Country Director of WEConnect International in Canada. Chelsea brings an eclectic professional and entrepreneurial career that inspires and motivates others into action. As an entrepreneur, she has focused her energies to create messages and stories capable of moving any audience on a wide scale. Her varied experiences have given her a people-centric mission, able to effectively manage the needs of diverse stakeholders and leaders across multiple sectors, public, private and not-for-profit.
We are extremely grateful for the roles Astrid Pregel and Gabrielle Bishop have played in strengthening our presence in Canada, and look forward to working with Chelsea to expand our network even more.
Executive Director of WEConnect International in the Caribbean Yaneek Page recently shared advice on how and why small businesses should create advisory boards in a recent article in The Gleaner. Writes Page:
"A large number of businesses rely exclusively on a single individual, usually the sole proprietor, for strategic management, governance and all aspects of leadership. That individual is typically the businesses' sole source of knowledge, expertise and experience to influence critical decision-making.
It is an extremely tall order for any one person to fulfill. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that when compared to a company with a well-functioning, qualified and effective board of directors, a small business with no board is likely at a significant disadvantage."
WEConnect International certified women business owners, how would you like to have your business featured at the WEConnect International Global Supplier Diversity and Inclusion Symposium or Gala in March?
Please create a 60-seconds (or less) video showcasing how we have been of value to you and your WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise and post it on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WEConnection/
Please note that all postings are reviewed by WEConnect International staff before going live, so you will not see the video go up immediately.
The deadline for entries is February 16, 2017, so act fast!