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September 04, 2014

Mexico City, September 4, 2014

weconnect1On September 4, U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne and Deputy Chief of Mission Laura Dogu participated in the third annual WEConnect International Mexico Forum entitled, “Incorporating Women-Owned Businesses in Global Value Chains.”  This event was a unique opportunity for women-owned enterprises here in Mexico to connect with large multinational enterprises and learn how they could integrate into their supply chains.  

“WEConnect International has been a strong partner with us for many years in highlighting the role that successful Mexican and foreign corporations play in fostering the economic empowerment of women,” said Ms. Dogu at the opening ceremony of the conference to an audience of entrepreneurs, women business owners and large local and multinational corporations.

Originally posted:: http://mexico.usembassy.gov/press-releases/us-embassy-supports-womens-entrepreneurship-at--third-annual-weconnect-international-mexico-forum.html
September 04, 2014

En representación del secretario de Relaciones Exteriores, José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, la subsecretaria para América Latina y el Caribe de la cancillería, Vanessa Rubio Márquez, participó este jueves en el tercer foro anual en México de WEConnect International titulado “Incorporando a Mujeres Empresarias en las Cadenas Globales de Valor”.

El panel de bienvenida e inauguración fue presentado por la directora para México de WEConnect International, doctora Luz María de la Mora Sánchez, y contó con la participación, además, de la presidenta, CEO y cofundadora de WEConnect International, Elizabeth A. Vázquez; la ministra consejera de la Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América en México, Laura Dogu; y la directora general de Innovación, Servicios y Comercio Interior de la Secretaría de Economía, Claudia Ivette García Romero.

Originally posted:: http://saladeprensa.sre.gob.mx/index.php/en/comunicados/4733-379
August 20, 2014

On September 30 and October 1, WEConnect International in Canada will bring together over 200 women entrepreneurs from across the country to Montreal for its annual conference. 

Montreal, Quebec – August 20, 2014

"WEConnect International has been working in Canada since 2008, and we were eager to bring the conference to Montreal this year," said Astrid Pregel, Executive Director of WEConnect International in Canada. "By collaborating with Réseau des Femmes d'affaires du Québec, we have put together an impressive agenda that offers some of the most unique and lucrative opportunities for Canadian women-owned businesses."

Originally posted:: http://weconnectinternational.org/en/press-release-weconnect-canada-2014