Watch the highlight video for the WBEP here.
On May 25, 2018, twenty Indian women entrepreneurs gathered at the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Campus in Mumbai to receive certificates and celebrate their graduation from the inaugural Women Businesses Empowerment Program (WBEP). As a part of P&G’s longstanding commitment to economic inclusion around the globe, the WBEP serves as a key milestone after the company’s recent announcement to source $30 million USD from women-owned business across India over the next three years.
It's been an amazing year for our network of women-owned businesses and corporate members. Thank you to everyone who attended our events, joined or led a webinar, hosted a supplier meeting or matchmaking event, and did their part to #BuyWomenOwned in 2017. And a big congratulations to all the women’s business enterprises that landed contracts with our corporate members!
On April 23rd, 2018 Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc., announced the culmination of the second edition of the Women Entrepreneurship Development Program (WEDP 2.0) in partnership with WEConnect International in India, Amity University, and Thinkthrough Consulting. The graduation ceremony brought together sixty-one women business owners at the T-Hub, Campus in Hyderabad to celebrate in the presence of government officials, corporate leaders, academia, start-ups and other women entrepreneurs.