WEConnect International in Europe opens doors to new supply chains. Led by corporate members, it certifies firms in the United Kingdom and Ireland that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women and connects them with the growing global demand from corporations and the public sector for diverse and innovative suppliers. The organization partners with corporations, associations, governments, women entrepreneurs and their supporters, and is affiliated with a global certification network for women-owned enterprises.
WEConnect International in Europe also facilitates the building of strong networks for women by connecting them both with procurement officers of top corporations and with other certified firms in order to enhance bidding capacity, and creates the opportunity of business to business contracting.
Learn more about WEConnect International's work in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and The Netherlands at http://weconnecteurope.org/.
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Put your thinking caps on and think about who you can nominate - nominations will open on the 1st of February!
Judging the Rising Star Awards is no easy task. Several of the judges from last year's awards stated it was one of the hardest judging activities they have ever undertaken due to the amazing achievements of the women who were nominated. It is expected that this year will be no different!
WEConnect International certified woman business owner Mindy Gibbins-Klein has made the cover of the last issue of Global Woman.co. Writer Mirela Sula introduces the article "Delivering Books and Dreams":
"Mindy is a very positive and optimistic person, and she has certainly got great energy which she tries to share with everyone she meets! She is married with two sons in their twenties, which is hard to believe as she looks very young! Mindy lives in the beautiful and historic city of St Albans, Hertfordshire, which is one of the most perfect places in the UK, being a fantastic and interesting place, on the edge of the green belt and still just 20 miles north of London. From this interview you will see how much she loves her life and how she spreads this love with people around her."
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Anna Hill, Co-Founder of River Cycleway Consortium, a WEConnect International women-owned business, was honored to be one of fifteen of the UK’s most innovative women in Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Awards.
This has proven to be a fantastic demonstration that British funding is supporting ambitious projects which use creative problem-solving to develop solutions to some of society's most pressing issues.
Executive Director for Europe, WEConnect International