WEConnect International in India 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.

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(Updated September 12, 2016) WEConnect International in India has announced the date of its annual conference, as well as a number of workshops and Buyer Seller Meet events. Please mark your calendar. For more information, contact Garima Garg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note that the following dates are subject to change:

(September 1, 2016) During WEConnect International Day 2016 in Orlando, Florida, Jyothi Balakrishna from partner organization AWAKE sat down to discuss the importance of buying from women-owned businesses.

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Project DISHA, a three-year collaboration between the UNDP in India, IKEA Foundation, Xynteo and the India Development Foundation aims to equip one million women with the skills and knowledge to enhance their employability and help them secure jobs. A regional workshop on "Enabling Success for Self-Employed Women Entrepreneurs and Women-Led Enterprises" was organized with WEConnect International in India on 10th August as part of the collaboration.


Krithika Ram

Program Director, India

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