(December 21, 2014) WEConnect International in Nigeria has compiled highlights and testimonials from its 2014 "Meet the Buyer" events supported by ExxonMobil. The goal of the events was to bridge the gap between women entrepreneurs and the oil and gas industry and ultimately increase the number of WEConnect International certified women vendors registered with ExxonMobil. Some moments from the video.
"When a woman has information, a woman has self-confidence. When you gather them together like this, and you teach them a train them how they can key into programs to improve their businesses, to actually believe that they can operate at a certain level, you are doing so much." - Onyenka Onwenu, Director General, National Center for Women Development
"There couldn't have been a better way to learn to step up your business to an optimum level." - Uduak Winifred, Woman Business Owner
"I did not know that regular people can actually do business with multi-nationals." - Funlola Tinubu, Woman Business Owner