It's been an amazing year for our network of women-owned businesses and corporate members. Thank you to everyone who attended our events, joined or led a webinar, hosted a supplier meeting or matchmaking event, and did their part to #BuyWomenOwned in 2017. And a big congratulations to all the women’s business enterprises that landed contracts with our corporate members!
On April 23rd, 2018 Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc., announced the culmination of the second edition of the Women Entrepreneurship Development Program (WEDP 2.0) in partnership with WEConnect International in India, Amity University, and Thinkthrough Consulting. The graduation ceremony brought together sixty-one women business owners at the T-Hub, Campus in Hyderabad to celebrate in the presence of government officials, corporate leaders, academia, start-ups and other women entrepreneurs.
On April 23rd, 2018 twenty growth-oriented women business owners gathered at P&G’s Mumbai Campus to kick off the inaugural Women Businesses Empowerment Program (WBEP) that was successfully launched in partnership with P&G and WEConnect International.
The WBEP aims to empower women business owners in India through capacity building, training, and mentorship to help grow and scale their businesses in domestic and global markets. The training program will hold interactive sessions throughout the month of May.