Country Director for WEConnect International in the Caribbean was recently asked a young entrepreneur in her 20s how she can combat age discrimination when pitching her business. Yaneek's first bit of advice:
"The first thing you need to do is change your mindset and start thinking like your potential customers. You seem to be personalising the concerns about your youth and taking on the persona of helpless victim. Step back and look at all angles of the situation.
On June 19 in Las Vegas, WEConnect International hosted more than 200 corporate representatives, women business owners, partners and other champions of women’s economic empowerment. During the evening reception, Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International, announced the top five winners of the first ever WEConnect International photo contest for women business owners. Please join us in congratulating:
In mid May, Safiyyah Boolay of New Habits spoke with Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International, on the roll of WEConnect International in promoting women entrepreneurs. Jean Chawapiwa, Country Director for WEConnect International in South Africa, also joined the conversation.