WEConnect International in Africa connects women-owned enterprises to corporations under their Supplier Diversity and Inclusion programs to gain equal access to global markets and financing to support inclusive and sustainable global growth. We offer networking & matchmaking events between member buyers and women entrepreneurs to catalyze connections between them.

We currently offer certification in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa.

Frida Owinga

Africa Growth and Development Strategist


Yeshua Russel

Country Director, Nigeria


Brenda Moloi

Market Lead South Africa


Jéssica Manhiça

Africa Market Expansion Coordinator


Moody’s Announces Collaboration with WEConnect International

Moody’s, the global integrated risk assessment firm, is delighted to announce the launch of the Empowering Women-Owned Businesses | Building Capacity for Sustainable Growth, a ground-breaking partnership with WEConnect International in South Africa, an organization that helps women business owners succeed in the global marketplace.

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For International Women‘s Day, we are proud to present the 2023 International Women‘s Month Inspirational Talks. This series of conversations will celebrate the success of Women-Owned Businesses across the world. We want to inspire women and encourage more success stories. Join us to celebrate the success of Women-Owned Businesses during International Women’s Month and be inspired by the stories of success from all over the world.

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