According to a recent press release issued by Walmart earlier today, nine multinational corporations -- including WEConnect International members The Coca-Cola Company, ExxonMobil, Johnson&Johnson, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, and Walmart -- have joined together in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified women-owned business as well as women's business enterprises certified by WBENC and WEConnect International.
Congratulations to Tania Reid, owner of WEConnect International certified women’s business enterprise Ithemba! Tania’s video was chosen from video entries submitted from all over the world through our network of over 6,000 women owned businesses. Her video best demonstrates the value WEConnect International has brought to growing her South Africa based business, while adding creativity, passion and pizzaz! Her video will be featured at the WEConnect International Gala on March 30 in Washington, DC. Check back on March 31st to watch her video.
WEConnect International was honored with the Best Diversity Partner Award at the WBENC Summit & Salute celebration Thursday evening, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Every year, WBENC’s Summit engages participants in a two day program filled with a focus on the future of various industries, business networking, and development opportunities. The Salute follows the Summit and is a festive evening that highlights America’s Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises. This year all ten platinum corporate awardees are WEConnect International member corporations: