• This year’s program will be rolled out in Singapore, Brazil, and Costa Rica
• 20 women entrepreneurs, representing a variety of businesses across different sectors
February 2nd marked the launch of a unique in-person training program under the initiative “Corporate Connect: Strengthening Market Access for Women-Owned Businesses”- a technical advisory project implemented by the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group and The Ministry of Commerce of Bangladesh. This inaugural event was targeted to women business owners of micro, small and medium enterprises in Bangladesh to enhance their supply chain linkages to some of the biggest local and multinational corporations sourcing from Bangladesh.
On April 1, 2019 WEConnect International will host its 3rd annual Global Gala and Awards Ceremony at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The gala brings together over 200 Fortune 500 corporate representatives, government officials, thought leaders, and philanthropic and civil society organizations, who champion women's entrepreneurship and economic empowerment.
This year, WEConnect International celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary by honoring the corporate members, women-owned businesses, and strategic partners that have helped shape the organization over the last decade.