Australasia

The WEConnect International in Australasia connects women-owned enterprises to corporations under their Supplier Diversity and Inclusion programs.

In Australasia, WEConnect International works in collaboration with women's organizations including BPW (Business & Professional Women), The Ruby Connection (part of Westpac Bank), Women In Global Business (part of Austrade), WCEI (Women Chiefs of Enterprise International). Certification is offered in Australia and New Zealand.

GlobalForwarding(December 19, 2016) Congratulations to WEConnect International certified women’s business enterprise Global Forwarding Pty Ltd – winner of two of CV Magazine 2016 Small Business Awards for Best Freight Forwarding Solutions and for Innovation in Supply Chain Management!  

Global Forwarding Pty Ltd is a Melbourne-based company committed to excellence in international freight forwarding and customs brokerage. Owner Enrica Centorame is also a champion of supplier diversity and inclusion, and her company’s philosophy reflects this dedication. As stated on the Global Forwarding Pty Ltd website:  

success 2016 Beneragama Buzz aus(July 5, 2016) Founded in October 2012, Buzz Export Services was conceived as a marketing firm with a focus on the travel industry. Their range of services caters to individual client needs, supplementing their innovative and creative solutions with diligent market research, strategic planning and trend analysis. "We saw the opportunity to not only serve our clients by enhancing the traveling consumers’ experience, by building an evolving network within the industry, with Brand Partners and airline clients", said CEO Victoria Beneragama.

Victoria’s drive to grow her business led her to obtain the first certification of WEConnect International in Australia in June 2013. Believing that WEConnect International’s extensive corporate network would give her firm access to new markets, namely the U.S. travel industry, she was introduced to the organization’s local market lead Anne Tesch. As Victoria puts it, with Anne it felt “like a true partnership, with her championing [the] business, facilitating introductions within other regions to potential clients, contacts and supply partners.”

Read the Success Story.

Katherine Corich 2Sysdoc founder and Global CEO of Sysdoc Group, Katherine Corich, was recently inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech hall of fame along with Sam Morgan at the 2016 Hi-Tech Awards. Corich was recognised for her outstanding professional achievements and service to the tech industry through innovation, promotion and mentoring of the next generation of Kiwi entrepreneurs within the industry. Katherine joins the 16 outstanding New Zealanders who have received this extraordinary recognition previously.

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Anne Tesch

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