Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Partnerships, and Events
WEConnect International in China identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit connecting women-owned businesses with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations outside of the United States. Greater China includes Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
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WEConnect International partnered with MSD China, a Chinese non-profit organization working to support diverse-owned businesses in China, to host the Supplier Diversity Summit in Beijing, China, this August 30, 2018. The Summit was an opportunity for WEConnect International corporate members, such as Accenture, Cummins, Dell, ExxonMobil, IBM, Intel Corp, J&J, Marriott International, MSD/Merck, SAP/Ariba, Walmart and Wyndham Destinations to share their insights on how diverse-owned businesses in Greater China can utilize supplier diversity and inclusion initiatives for greater market access. The Summit included a matchmaking session and evening awards ceremony.
(May 9, 2017) WEConnect International in China partnered with P&G China to host a capacity-building training program for women entrepreneurs at P&G China’s office in Guangzhou on April 20 and 21, 2017. The training was attended by 15 women entrepreneurs, 7 P&G executive leaders and 3 procurement officers. P&G, a WEConnect International member, is strongly committed to supporting the growth and development of women owned businesses in the supply base. This training aims to deliver an enriching training experience, combining theoretical business principles with practical perspectives from P&G business leaders. The development program for Chinese entrepreneurs whose businesses are poised for growth.