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February 2017

Top Story: How Are You Using the Women Owned Logo to Promote Your Business?

Tell us how you are using the Women Owned logo to promote your WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise for a chance to be featured in our success stories, WBENC's Women-Owned Wednesdays blog, and/or the Women Owned Logo website. A number of businesses have already been featured, including: Dipsa Food, Java Mountain Coffee, and Nectar Fresh. Women Owned is an initiative to enable consumers and buyers to identify products created and services provided by Women Owned businesses. When you see the logo, you know that the company is owned and operated by a woman or women, as certified by WBENC or WEConnect International. Send your story to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are a certified business that is not using the logo yet, please reach out to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., as well, and we'll help you get started.

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January 2017

Top Story: Be the Star of the Show at the WEConnect International Symposium and Gala!

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Attention WEConnect International certified women business owners - How would you like to have your business featured at the WEConnect International Global Supplier Diversity and Inclusion Symposium or Gala in March?  

Please create a 60-seconds (or less) video showcasing how we have been of value to you and your WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise and post it on our Facebook page:  

Please note that all postings are reviewed by WEConnect International staff before going live, so you will not see the video go up immediately.  

For those who do not have access to Facebook, please send an email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a link to where the video is saved and we will post it on our page after reviewing.  

The deadline for entries is February 16, 2017, so act fast!

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December 2016

Happy Holidays from WEConnect International!

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November 2016

Top Story: Honor an #Empowered Woman Entrepreneur for #GivingTuesday


Help us connect women business owners with global opportunity and honor a woman business owner for #GivingTuesday 2016 with a donation to WEConnect International.  

Your donation will directly support our programs and change the lives of women business owners in 100 countries. We'll empower thousands of women who are changing the world through entrepreneurship - women like Chaya Nanjappa (in photo) , whose honey business employs tribal farmers in Mandya, India.  

So make a donation and tweet about your generosity: I support #Empowered Women! My #GivingTuesday donation to @WEConnection honors ________  

Our goal is to reach $3,000 by the end of year so Click Here to Donate Now!

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October 2016

Top Story: We Need Your Support!

When WEConnect International was founded six years ago, we were supporting women business owners in just four markets. Today, we provide more than 6,000 women business owners in 100 countries with the skills, training and networks they need to succeed in global markets.  

We can't do this without your support!  

An online donation of just $15 today can pay for one woman business owner to attend a WEConnect Academy training. $1,000 could help us bring a woman business owner to an international trade show.  Help us reach our October goal of $1,000 and make a difference in the life of a woman entrepreneur! We've already raised $140 - nearly enough for 10 women to attend WEConnect Academy.  

Donate Now.

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August 2016

Top Story: WEConnect International Corporations Earn High Marks!

The  BUY UP Index  is a new app that allows consumers to make purchasing decisions based on a company's demonstrated commitment to gender equality. The organization rates everyday brands and products and the companies behind them. Using a proprietary rating methodology, the BUY UP index assesses companies on four major areas: Women Employees, Women Leadership, Corporate Citizenship, and Marketing.  

We are proud to say several  WEConnect International corporate members earned A and B grades in their industry categories, and some earned top positions. Remarkably, Procter & Gamble received an A rating in three separate industries.

Click here to read the August 2016 edition of WEConnection.