News Releases

July 16, 2015

Partners Exceed Goal to Track Spend with Women-Owned Businesses by US$1.5 Billion

July 16, 2015 – New York City

CGI CroppedJust two years after launching the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment to advancing women-owned businesses in new markets, WEConnect International and Vital Voices have helped to facilitate and track more than US$3 Billion in new spend with women-owned businesses and the training of more than 40,000 women business owners based outside the U.S. 

WEConnect International and Vital Voices are proud to announce these impressive early results made possible by commitment partners: Accenture, ASU Thunderbird, The Boeing Company, Cherie Blair Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, DLA Piper, EY, ExxonMobil, Freeport, Goldman Sachs, IBM, ICRW, IDB, Intel, Johnson Controls, Marriott International, McLarty Global Fellows, Pfizer Inc., RBS, Rockefeller Foundation, TechnoServe, U.S. Department of State, and Walmart.  

Originally posted:: http://weconnectinternational.org/en/cgi-2-yr-update
July 02, 2015

WEConnect International Receives 2015 Best of Washington Award

Washington Award Program Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON July 2, 2015 -- WEConnect International has been selected for the 2015 Best of Washington Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Washington Award Program.

Each year, the Washington Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Washington area a great place to live, work and play.

Originally posted:: http://washington.washington.awardcontact.org/PressReleaseub.aspx?cc=DEVH-RBD5-WZXX
June 18, 2015

WEConnect International will bring together more than 200 women business owners, corporate representatives, and government officials from around the world to its annual WEConnect International Day conference in Austin, TX on Monday, June 22. Throughout the day, women entrepreneurs from every continent will get tips from corporate supply chain experts and learn more about government efforts to support women’s business enterprises.