Since 2008, WEConnect International in Canada has been working to help women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. By working with strategic partners, government agencies, corporate members and outstanding women business owners across the country to build a network of inclusion and diversity.
Offering networking, education, exclusive access and more WEConnect International in Canada provides several options for participation. As a self-registered women-owned business, certified women’s business enterprise, corporate member or partner.
Certification is an internationally recognized accreditation that signifies approved qualifications of women-owned businesses for the supply value chain. The Seal of Certification is awarded to organizations that demonstrate a score of women-owned by at least 51% as well as ownership, management, control and independence. Canada’s diverse makeup, huge geographical reach and distribution channels make it an attractive partner for businesses around the world. We work daily to increase the exposure of women-owned and operated businesses.
WEConnect International is proud to be the exclusive global partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the U.S.
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Almost 600 women-owned businesses worldwide reported how the current pandemic crisis has affected their businesses. These are the local results for Canada: