Country Director, Brazil
WEConnect International in Brazil 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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On September 10, 2014, Women Business Entrepreneurs (WBEs) in Brazil received a short workshop on Human Capital in companies in the growth stage led by Ann Williams -- a woman entrepreneur who grew her company from 3 to 160 employees in 5 years. Several of the attendees are in this phase or will enter it soon. Most of the WBEs met each other for the first time and exchanged ideas, contacts, accounting tips, and more. The program united the group under the WEConnect International name and created ‘ambassadors’ for WEConnect International in Brazil.
Sao Paulo – Over a hundred Brazilian women business owners gathered on April 7th for the 2nd Annual WEConnect International Forum to share experiences and network with corporate leaders.
“It is very inspiring for the thriving community of women business owners in Brazil to get the opportunity to interact directly with global corporate leaders,” said Jennifer Iverson, Executive Director for Brazil of WEConnect International.