Canada

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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The Cartier Awards are a business plan competition for start-ups led by women organized by Cartier in partnership with McKinsey, INSEAD business school and the Women’s Forum. It aims at supporting creative, financially sustainable and responsible women-led start-ups, in all countries and industries.

(January 20, 2015) Six WEConnect International certified women's business enterprises have been nominated for Alberta Women Entrepreneurs' "AWE Celebration of Achievement Award." The AWE-Inspiring entrepreneurs include:

In January 2015, Enterprising Women Magazine announced its class of 2015 – its prestigious awards program that recognizes top women entrepreneurs around the world. This year, four Canadian entrepreneurs certified by WEConnect International made the list:

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Chelsea Prescod

Country Director, Canada

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