A curated list of articles, news stories, and perspectives from entrepreneurs we think you might find interesting from around the WBENC network.
WBEs Making News
- Premier CEO Susan DeVore presented WBENC-Certified Private Eyes, Inc. with the Supplier Legacy Award on June 19, 2018 at Premier Breakthroughs Conference, Nashville, TN.
- Founder and CEO of WBENC-Certified Innovator’s Box, Monica Kang, shares why diversity onstage really matters; and what we can do about it.
- WBENC-Certified Byrd Cookie Company creates new snack for United passengers.
- President & CEO of WBENC-Certified JDC Events, Jennifer Collins, CMP releases Guidebook to Designing Powerful and Engaging Experiences.
- MBE Magazine’s Fifth Annual “WBEs Who Rock!” Contest Awards 2018 Winners.
- WBENC-Certified Slick Lizard Designs gives her elevator pitch on MSNBC HSN.
Corporate Members In the News
- FedEx spent $800 million sourcing from women-owned businesses in 2017.
- EY says Woman Led Companies are Outpacing the Market.
- Walmart.com turns spotlight on supplier diversity.
- Accenture North America Targets Total Gender Equality by 2025.
- Procter & Gamble Launches Global Program to Boost Female Entrepreneurs.
- JPMorgan Chase awards $400K grant to WBENC Regional Partner Organization, Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
- Google Hosted WBEs for Google Digital Excellence Program.
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