“WEConnect International is not just a non-profit; it represents a vibrant movement of empowerment, inclusion, and limitless possibilities. When women succeed, whole communities thrive, economies flourish, and the world is truly elevated. At WEConnect International, we become architects of change, forging a world where the influence of women as business owners transcends all boundaries. We are rewriting the narrative of economic empowerment, fashioning a reality where each woman’s voice is not only heard, but also celebrated—her exceptional talents recognized and her dreams turned into reality. Join us on this profound and transformative journey towards measurable global impact at scale. With every connection we foster, every opportunity we cultivate, and every barrier we shatter, we redefine the very essence of what is possible. Together, let’s shape a future where every woman not only thrives, but also leaves an indelible impact, serving as an inspiration for generations to come.”
– Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder.
WEConnect International is a corporate-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women business owners to succeed in global markets. We believe that when women start and grow businesses, they not only create jobs and boost the economy but also make positive contributions to their communities. Our mission is to provide women business owners with the knowledge, networks, certification, and platform they need to reach new markets and prosper. Through partnerships with supporting organizations, we identify and certify businesses that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women.
Working for WEConnect International
At WEConnect International, our work goes beyond just a job. It’s an opportunity to have a direct impact on creating opportunities for women, who, in turn, give back to their communities through economic growth and professional development. With a vibrant WECommunity Network of over 17,000 women-owned businesses across 55 countries, the potential to change someone’s life, including your own, is limitless.
Benefits of working at WEConnect International
Your wellbeing is our everything
When you join WEConnect International, you become part of a team that works tirelessly to improve the lives of others. We understand the importance of your wellbeing, and that’s why we offer world-class benefits designed to meet your professional and personal needs. We prioritize your comfort, health, and happiness. Our comprehensive benefits package includes 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability coverage after 60 days of employment. Additionally, we provide a range of on-demand resources through the Insperity Premier platform, such as emotional health support, wellness programs, nutrition counseling, gym memberships, virtual fitness classes, and more.
Your growth is our success
We are committed to your professional development and growth. With access to over 4,000 on-demand learning and development courses, you can enhance your skills, earn certifications, and continue your education through our professional development reimbursement program.
Your financial health matters
We understand the importance of planning for your future. That’s why we offer the opportunity to contribute to a company-sponsored retirement plan after 60 days of employment. Employees are 100% vested in the plan upon enrollment and are eligible for an annual discretionary match of at least 3%, based on organizational performance. Additionally, we provide financial planning and coaching, tax preparation assistance, and ID theft prevention and recovery services.
Taking time to be you
We value the importance of work-life balance. We offer generous paid time off options, including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and a flexible schedule, allowing you to recharge and refocus.
What we value
As we continue to grow and scale our impact, it is imperative that we demonstrate our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for all. Our employees, partners, stakeholders and members share our vision and exemplify our core values in all we do.
How Our Recruiting Process Works
We believe in transparency and collaboration throughout our recruiting process. Here’s what you can expect:
In addition to our team, we value our volunteers
As a 501c (3) organization, we rely on volunteer support to drive money into the hands of women business owners and achieve our mission. If you are inspired by our vision and purpose, this is a great opportunity to contribute to a diverse environment committed to ensuring a transparent and consistent experience for all. We offer flexibility to accommodate volunteers who work full-time jobs. On average, our volunteers dedicate 10 to 15 hours per week, providing invaluable support, guidance, and expertise.
We Are Proud of Our Learning Culture and Support Year-Round Internship Opportunities
Joining WEConnect International as an intern provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the growing field of women’s economic empowerment and supplier diversity and inclusion. You will work closely with our team, collaborating on various projects related to marketing and communications, member development, fundraising/business development, proposal and grant coordination, and operational administration. Through this internship, you’ll gain valuable insights into the challenges of women’s economic empowerment and our approach to increasing market access for women-owned businesses.
WEConnect International’s commitment to diversity and statement on equal opportunity employment
At WEConnect International, we foster, cultivate, and preserve a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate the unique talents and abilities of our employees and embrace their differences in backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We provide equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law. We are committed to creating a safe and professional work environment where all employees can thrive and maximize their contributions.
Join us at WEConnect International and be part of a movement that empowers women, drives economic growth, and creates a better future for all. Together, we can make a lasting impact.