WEConnect International in India identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit connecting women-owned businesses with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations outside of the United States.
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Growing Women-Owned Businesses in India
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News and Events
(November 17, 2016) WEConnect International CEO and Co-Founder Elizabeth A. Vazquez recently sat down with Your Story to discuss the annual ThinkBig conference and to discuss WEConnect International's work in India and around the world. Excerpts include:
"Think Big is our message to Indian women who have the gift of entrepreneurial spirit."
"Startups are exciting. I love to see disruptive innovation. It is exciting to witness entrepreneurs deal with and develop solutions, including in technology. In Bengaluru, there is exceptional work being done by startups. People are educated and very entrepreneurial. They are present in growth-oriented sectors."
(October 20, 2016) Ambika Sharma, founder of the WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise Pulp Strategy, gives advice on "Brand Building 101: How content marketing may spark great consumer conversations" in this month's edition of Consultants Review.
In the article, Ambika reviews the steps for building your business's content marketing strategy:
(October 17, 2016) Congratulations to Kumud Sharma, owner of WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise SuperSeva, on completing the 2016 Tuck-WBENC Executive Program presented by corporate member IBM! This executive development program is designed to help WBEs that are beyond the startup phase to assess, improve and grow their businesses. To survive and prosper in today's fast-moving, highly volatile business climate, WBEs must ensure they have all the essential components of a highly integrated business. Said Kumud of the program: