Top Story: Welcome New WEConnect International Staff!


We are delighted to announce the appointment of Greta Schettler as its new Vice President and Shade Ladipo as the new Executive Director of WEConnect International in Nigeria.

Greta will head up global efforts to scale our rapidly growing organization, lead our executive management team, and develop the performance driven culture. A proven executive and entrepreneur, she has a wealth of experience in designing and scaling efforts to advance women's economic participation and entrepreneurship through development, trade, economic, and international business initiatives.

Shade will provide leadership, vision and strategic direction to WEConnect International in Nigeria in accordance with our core values and purpose. She is a travel and media entrepreneur and social activist. She has been recognized by several platforms for her work as a change agent and businesswoman.

In March, we also welcomed our Certification Program Assistant Turquoise Holloway and Office Assistant Vincent Nicosia to our Washington, DC-based team. Turquoise will assist in the certification and self-registration of women-owned businesses globally. Vincent will be responsible for supporting the overall administration and operations of the organization.

Click here to read the April 2016 edition of WEConnection.