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July 28, 2014

Urban brings with her nearly eight years of experience managing and supporting communications strategies for international non-profits.


Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-founder of WEConnect International, has named Cate Urban as the company's new communications manager. Urban will lead global communications efforts, which include traditional media outreach, social media engagement, web development, and publication production.

"We are excited to welcome Cate Urban as a member of our global team," said Vazquez. "Over our five-year history, we have made tremendous strides in our mission to help women-owned businesses succeed and thrive in global value chains. With the help of Ms. Urban's communications expertise, we will be better able to support our members' efforts to source more products and services from women-owned businesses globally."

Image Right: Cate Urban

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April 30, 2014

The Estée Lauder Companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hilton Worldwide, and Genpact become corporate members of WEConnect International.


WEConnect International is pleased to announce that four corporate leaders are joining as global members of WEConnect International.

The new corporate members are beauty industry giant Estée Lauder Companies, global biopharmaceutical leader Bristol-Myers Squibb, global hospitality company Hilton Worldwide, and Genpact in India.

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March 17, 2014

WEConnect International will hold WEConnect International Day on June 22nd in Philadelphia to offer its network of members and women business owners the opportunity to learn and grow relationships.


WEConnect International Day, to be held on June 22nd in Philadelphia, will offer WEConnect International’s network of members and women business owners from around the world the opportunity to develop their professional skills and widen their circle of contacts.

According to Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International, “The agenda will feature global experts on access to markets and corporate contracting, a contest on effective sales pitches, and an international business networking reception.”

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