The WEConnect International in Australasia connects women-owned enterprises to corporations under their Supplier Diversity and Inclusion programs.
In Australasia, WEConnect International works in collaboration with women's organizations including BPW (Business & Professional Women), The Ruby Connection (part of Westpac Bank), Women In Global Business (part of Austrade), WCEI (Women Chiefs of Enterprise International). Certification is offered in Australia and New Zealand.
News and Events
19 September 2017, Sydney CBD, 1.30–7pm
Women make up around one third of all business owners in Australia. Westpac, in collaboration with WEConnect International, is proud to present our first Westpac Women’s Masterclass: Grow today. Build for tomorrow.
This dynamic, interactive Masterclass will connect you with corporate procurement specialists from Westpac Commercial Services, WEConnect International and WEConnect International corporate members including Citigroup, MSD, Johnson & Johnson, innovation leaders, and experts in SME business growth.
(June 15, 2017) Clare Hill, Chief Executive at Sysdoc, a WEConnect International certified women-own business, spoke to the MCA recently about her ambitions for the firm, the impact of changes in the industry and what makes a great consultant.
Asked how she has managed to build the strength of the firm since they were founded in 1986 and how influential her New Zealand heritage is, Clare said:
(May 12, 2017) Amanda McKeith began Winnow Chocolates to explore her love of hand-made items and interest in food products in December 2013.
Amanda fell in love not only with the traditional French technique of hand-tempering on marble, one which is rarely used by chocolate makers these days, but also with the scope of flavor combinations that are possible with chocolate. Realizing a gap in the Australian wedding favour market as well as custom-made corporate gifts motivated her to continue creating unique and delicious products, which can be used in a variety of different ways.