Connecting Women Business Owners to Global Opportunities
WEConnect International works at the dynamic intersection of women and business, helping women business owners like "Karla" connect with multinational corporations. Watch her story.
In May 2015, 29-year-old female entrepreneur Jimena Florez traveled from Colombia to Washington, DC, as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas program. Little did she know President Obama would publicly recognize her work as a social entrepreneur and applaud her efforts to promote healthy living.
Pathways Access Initiative (PAI) is a joint partnership between the State Department, USAID and WEConnect International to engage Peruvian women-owned businesses in global supply chains.