WEConnect International empowers women business owners to succeed in global markets by offering access to corporate value chains.

About WEConnect

WEConnect International helps women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. It identifies, educates and certifies women’s business enterprises based outside of the U.S. that are at least 51 percent owned, managed and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with qualified member buyers. WEConnect International members represent over US$1 trillion in annual purchasing power and a commitment to supplier development and inclusive sourcing. The result is a network of corporate buyers working with women business owners based in over 115 countries that are learning, collaborating and winning new business.

Focus on Women’s Empowerment

Identifying and certifying women’s business enterprises, and educating women entrepreneurs on business and financial matters are key steps to increasing procurement opportunities for women who want to contribute to the global value chains of corporations and governments. WEConnect International is empowering women business owners by providing the knowledge, networks, certification and the platform needed to reach new markets and prosper. WEConnect International is active in some of the most and least developed countries that together represent over 64 percent of the world’s population.


WEConnect International was founded
in 2008 in Washington, DC.

The organization connects women business owners to buyers with annual purchasing power in excess of US$1 trillion.

WEConnect International is active
around the world, in countries that
together represent more than
64 percent of the global population.

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