UK & Ireland

WEConnect International in Europe opens doors to new supply chains. Led by corporate members, it certifies firms in the United Kingdom and Ireland that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women and connects them with the growing global demand from corporations and the public sector for diverse and innovative suppliers. The organization partners with corporations, associations, governments, women entrepreneurs and their supporters, and is affiliated with a global certification network for women-owned enterprises.

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CTI logo NEW(June 12, 2017) CTI Limited, a WEConnect International certified women-owned business, recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary in the impressive Dorchester Library at the Royal College of Physicians. Current, prospective and former clients, CTI Associates and friends gathered to hear four Human Resource professionals from different sectors talk about the challenges of their work, and how CTI has come alongside to help them.

Elisabeth Tootill, owner and Director of CTI Limited, is shown above addressing CTI Clients and Associates. Guest speaker Dr Chan Abraham, Group Chief Executive of Luminus Group, rounded off the presentations with a challenging talk about 21st Century Leadership, and guests then enjoyed some delicious canapés and drinks, and took the opportunity for some good networking.  

WomenWhoLead(June 9, 2017) 'Women's Business Mentoring' was recently launched with some of the most recognisable and successful Scottish businesswomen leading the way. This initiative brings together the connectivity and entrepreneurial spirit of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network, Women's Enterprise Scotland and Scotland's leading women entrepreneurs: Liz Cameron OBE of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Carolyn Currie of Women's Enterprise Scotland, Jeanette Forbes of PCL Group, Poonam Gupta OBE of PG Paper, Marie Macklin CBE of Macklin Partnerships and Petra Wetzel of WEST Brewery.  

Pinsent(June 5, 2017) Pinsent Masons, a WEConnect International corporate member, secured first place following the success of their gender balance initiative, Project Sky. The programme aims to improve gender balance in the firm's partnership and senior leadership team by removing any barriers to the progression of women to the highest levels within the business.  

Maggie BerryCropMaggie Berry

Executive Director for Europe, WEConnect International

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