WEConnect International has been active in Canada since the beginning of 2008 working with strategic partners, government agencies, corporate members and outstanding women business owners across the country.
WEConnect International is proud to be the exclusive global partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the U.S. WEConnect International leverages this strong long-term partnership to provide opportunity to the organizations WEConnect International partners with in all target countries, including Canada. Together, WEConnect International and WBENC are responsible for ensuring universal women's business enterprise certification standards and processes are maintained by our respective affiliates and local partner organizations.
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News and Events
(January 2015) TD's Head Procurement Risk & Performance Management will provide an overview of understanding how to do business in a highly regulated industry. Workshop facilitators will review key levers that influence the selection of supplier proposals based on a risk assessment. A networking session will be hosted after the workshop by representatives from TD.
(December 3, 2014) "It’s a fantastic thing to be recognized. Think about it, have you recognized one of your fellow coworkers in the past week? Or have you been recognized by either your leader or one of your peers in the past week? It makes you feel so good.
From The Financial Post, December 14, 2014, quotes by Astrid Pregel, Executive Director of WEConnect International in Canada:
"Not only are we trying to figure out how to bring women into our leadership streams, but we need to get these women closer to those people who are trading our products and services."