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.
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News and Events
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:
Sysdoc 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.
"Empowering Women through Business, Diversity and Cultural Equality” was the theme of the 2016 Business & Professional Women (BPW) Asia Pacific Conference held on April 9-10, that gave focus to the Women Empowerment Principals (WEPs) Professional women from around the Australasian region attended this popular conference hosted by Auckland, New Zealand.
The event addressed vital issues for the region and Anne Tesch on behalf of WEConnect International contributed to a panel discussion concerning how the participation of MSMEs can be fostered in regional and global markets. Key to their success is opportunity to gain market access to global supply chains.
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