WEConnect International in Sri Lanka has embarked on a three-year project to work with partners to create a more seamless integration of Sri Lankan certified women’s business enterprises into corporate, multilateral and government value chains.
Caren Grown, Global Director for Gender at the World Bank Group, chats with WEConnect International’s CEO and Co-Founder, Elizabeth Vazquez in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during the “2020 Corporate Connect: Strengthening Market Access for Women Business Owners” Annual Conference on how to accelerate inclusive sourcing from women entrepreneurs.
The CEO and founder of WEConnect talks about the need for women to have equal access to markets.
In this video, Elizabeth Vazquez of WEConnect International summarizes the discussion of how Walmart, along with other major corporations, are supporting women business-owners through strategic buying and sourcing. For more on this seminar, visit the USAID Women’s Leadership Small and Medium Enterprises website https://www.usaid.gov/kyrgyz-republic/fact-sheets/womens-leadership-small-and-medium-enterprises-wlsme-program
Elizabeth speaks about her hero, Mahadma Ghandi