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June 05, 2012

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Trailblazing women's enterprise network and U.S. State Department, IDB, Walmart announce joint initiative to connect women-owned businesses in Latin America with multinational corporations

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB JUNE 05, 2012

WEConnect International, the Washington, D.C. based, corporate-led non-profit that empowers women-owned businesses to thrive in global markets, is harnessing the power of successful global leaders to grow and strengthen its community.

The newly established WEConnect International Global Advisory Board is comprised of accomplished senior-level executives and thought-leaders representing private sector, public sector and civil society. The Advisory Board will play a central role in assisting WEConnect International broaden its reach into new markets and cultures by providing real-life expertise and guidance to organization officers, and to WEConnect International Corporate Members who represent representing more than US$700 billion in annual purchasing power.men-owned businesses to thrive in global markets, is harnessing the power of successful global leaders to grow and strengthen its community.

April 25, 2012

With a faculty roster that includes numerous working industry leaders, Seton Hall similarly stresses the value of professional networking, and encourages students to take advantage of all opportunities to learn – in and outside of the classroom.

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (PRWEB) APRIL 25, 2012

A Seton Hall University undergrad-level class in Promotional Writing may not seem to have much in common with WEConnect International, the corporate-led non-profit that empowers women-owned businesses to thrive in global markets. But as a recent course project revealed, they do: Both are true believers in the benefits of hands-on, practical work experience.

Based in Washington, D.C., WEConnect International collaborates with forward-thinking public- and private-sector partners to certify women-owned businesses in both developed and emerging retail markets, from Ontario and Germany to Mexico and Peru. No matter where they are in the world, entrepreneurs registered with WEConnect International can access the resources, guidance and networks needed to overcome obstacles, develop sustainable economic opportunities, and establish relationships with corporations interested in their goods and services.

April 17, 2012

Trailblazing women's enterprise network and U.S. State Department, IDB, Walmart announce joint initiative to connect women-owned businesses in Latin America with multinational corporations 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) APRIL 17, 2012

WEConnect International, the Washington, D.C.-based, corporate-led non-profit that empowers women-owned businesses to thrive in global markets, is set to significantly increase opportunities for women entrepreneurs in Latin America as a founding partner in the U.S. Department of State’s newly launched Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative.

Details of the partnership and overall initiative were formally announced by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the VI Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia. The pioneering WEAmericas project leverages public, private and non-profit partnerships to advance global economic opportunities for women.