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
- WBENC-Certified Akorbi CEO and WBENC 2018 Star, Claudia Mirza, featured in Time’s article 10 Powerful Women on How #MeToo Has Changed the Fight for Equal Pay
- Read how WBENC-Certified interior designer, Ronda Jackson of Décor Interior Designs, draws strength from her grandfather’s former church.
- Kouhaila G. Hammer, Chairman + CEO of WBENC-Certified G-TECH Services shares why fit leaders make effective leaders.
- WBENC-Certified Lauren Aitch is an athlete, entrepreneur, fashion designer, philanthropist, and former professional basketball player. She’s excited for #WBENCconf in Detroit because WBENC National Conference & Business Fair is a “Place Where Business Gets Done”!
- Corporate Fitness Works challenges attendees of WBENC’s National Conference & Business Fair to Stay Active in Detroit!
- Lynn Perenic, President & CEO of Argent Tape & Label shares the powerful impact of servant leadership and open book management.
- The 2018 National Conference & Business Fair Host Committee share insights and advice for women entrepreneurs.
- Janie Goldberg, President & CEO of OmniSource Marketing shares how to perfect your elevator pitch.
Corporate Members In the News
- Many of our WBENC Corporate Members were recognized in DiveristyInc 2018 Top 50 Companies for Diversity. See the full list.
- Corporate Member, American Express’ program Summit for Success registration is now open for their free one-day event being held June 26, 2018 in Washington DC. Summit for Success is designed to help business owners learn how to grow through government contracting, corporate procurement and exporting.
- Corporate Member, Adient looks to the future to share how they are improving the experience of a world in motion.
- WBENC National Conference & Business Fair Co-Chair Spotlight: Get to Know Angela Henderson, Senior Manager – Head of Supplier Diversity at Ford Motor Company.
- WBENC National Conference & Business Fair Co-Chair Spotlight: Get to Know Tony Tomczak, Chief Procurement Officer at DTE Energy
- WBENC President & CEO, Pamela Prince-Eason will moderate a Female Founders Panel Friday, June 22 in Detroit, MI for Techstars Startup Week. Read more about the event
- The WBENC Energy Executive Program is accepting applications through July 1, 2018.
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