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
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.