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The Greater Women’s Business Council Announces New Board Chair and 2019 Board Members
ATLANTA, June 5, 2019 – The Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC) announced the appointment of Deborah Mackins, Supplier Diversity and Business Development, Georgia Power, as new board chair. Additionally, there are 20 members who are a part of the 2019 board roster. “It’s my honor and privilege to introduce Deborah Mackins as the new board chair...
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The Greater Women’s Business Council Announces Region’s 2019 TOP Corporations Committed to Advancing Women-Owned Businesses
ATLANTA – May 1, 2019 – The Greater Women’s Business Council, Inc. (GWBC), the largest provider of certification and development resources for women business enterprises (WBEs) in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, announced nine corporations selected as its 2019 TOP Corporations of the Year. These corporate partners, who have demonstrated...
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Walmart Is Still Looking for Entrepreneurs Making These Four Types of Products
Walmart has received an unprecedented number of applications for its 6th annual Open Call for US-manufactured products – and they’re looking for even more. In fact, entrepreneurs and small businesses that manufacture home goods, apparel and toys are strongly encouraged to apply because there is still room for meetings in these four product groups. ...
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MEET THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2019 -- The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) announces its new Council members. "I’m pleased to welcome the many accomplished women business owners and several amazing leaders of national women’s organizations to the NWBC," said Liz Sara, NWBC Chair. "We truly represent a diverse group of companies, industries an...
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SHARON REYNOLDS HONORED AS A ‘2019 WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE STAR’ BY THE WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE NATIONAL COUNCIL (WBENC)
NASHVILLE, Tenn., – April 4, 2019 – Sharon Reynolds, president & CEO, DevMar Products, LLC has been recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Star by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest certifier of women-owned businesses and leader in women’s business development. The WBE Star Award is the nat...
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Phyllis Newhouse Inducted Into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame- Manizha Wafeq is bestowed the 2019 Enterprising Women Advocacy Award
RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2019 – Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, recognized two extraordinary women whose pioneering accomplishments in business are matched by their profound contribution to the success and empowerment of women around the world. She inducted Phyllis Newhouse, Chief Executive Officer of Xtreme Solutio...
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Office Depot Teams Up with Dress For Success
According to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, 1,821 net new women-owned businesses were launched every day in 2018, and women continue to represent nearly half (47%) of today’s U.S. workforce. On the eve of International Women’s Day, Office Depot is excited to announce a new partnership with Dress for Success (DFS) through a commit...
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Dow Tackles Plastic Pollution While Helping to Create Jobs in South Afric
Supporting the ‘Wastepreneurs’, program and generating awareness around the collection and exchange of recyclable waste MIDLAND, Mich. – February 05, 2019 – Dow is helping to create jobs and reduce plastic pollution in South Africa through their social initiative, Project Butterfly. Introduced in 2017 in the township of Tembisa, Johannesburg, Proje...
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Yotpo’s 2019 List of “Amazing Women in eCommerce” Spotlight the Female-Led Brands and Buying Experiences Important to Today’s Consumers
Las Vegas, NY (March 5, 2019)—A soon-to-be-published report by Yotpo (www.yotpo.com) on a survey of female eCommerce shoppers in the US and UK reveals that practically half (49.4%) prefer to buy from brands that are founded, led, or run by women. Further, respondents cite a predisposition toward brands whose ads show women of various ethnicities (7...
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ZeroCater Releases Catering to Culture: How Cultural Shifts Will Impact the Workplace in 2019
Food Company Predicts Companies Will Nurture a Diverse and Inclusive Culture with FoodSan Francisco – February 5, 2019 – ZeroCater, a leading provider of office catering and snacks, is thrilled to unveil their Annual Report that focuses on the latest trends and insights that will shape the workplace and how office eating habits will influence the r...
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Women Corporate Directors Come to Silicon Valley
WCD’s 10th Global Institute to be Held at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bringing 250 Women Board Members to the Valley in May“Harnessing the Transformative Power of Technology”SAN JOSE, CA – January 24, 2019 – Eight months after California passed a law mandating a minimum number of women directors for boards of public companies based in the state, Wo...
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Charu Sharma To Receive CloudNOW's 2018 Top Woman Entrepreneur in Cloud Innovation
San Francisco, CA - January 22, 2018 – Charu Sharma, Founder of Next Play's Ellen.ai application that personalizes career and leadership development for enterprise employees, will be recognized by CloudNOW as a Top Woman Entrepreneur in Cloud Innovation and will be speaking alongside Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and Hadi Par...
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Catalyst 2019 Award Winners just announced
Catalyst just announced that Bank of America, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Eli Lilly and Company, and Schneider Electric will receive the prestigious 2019 Catalyst Award for their bold and forward-thinking initiatives that help create safe and inclusive workplaces where women can advance. This year’s Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner—to be held Thu...
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Symbia Logistics Closes on Three Acquisitions: Woman-owned warehousing, logistics and e-commerce fulfillment company reports explosive growth
DENVER (December 11, 2018) – Symbia Logistics, a Colorado-based warehousing, logistics and e-commerce fulfillment company, is experiencing explosive growth. The company has closed on three acquisitions in recent months – Mountain States Logistics, Innovative Fulfillment Solutions and Nevada Distribution Services – and is preparing for the January 2...
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Purse Power and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Partner to Support Survivors
Purse Power is working to create a safe and equal world for women and girls. We are partnering with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to further this mission. Edmond, OK (November 30, 2018) – Purse Power, Inc, the largest women-owned, women-led online business organization, announces a partnership with the National Coalition Against ...
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MORE WOMEN ON BOARDS IS BETTER FOR BUSINESS, AND CALIFORNIA IS LEADING THE WAY
One of the principal goals of a public company’s board of directors is to enhance shareholder value, and studies show that more women on boards is better for business. So why isn’t Wall Street jumping at the opportunity to achieve gender parity? Board entrenchment—independent directors have been sitting on boards for too long. According to a 2016 s...
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Come Dream Out Loud with Us!
Tackling Gender ParityFor the past four years, I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in Women in Technology. This by no means makes me the expert on all issues women face, but one thing is clear to me: the world is now ready to tackle the important task of gender parity in the workplace. People from all over the tech industry are connecting with ...
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Young, Tina
Tina Y. Young started QCM with the goal of “Inspiring Excellence through Training”. QCM has served as a management and technical assistance supplier for the U.S. Small Business Administration. As a learning and development professional, Young is a highly-sought trainer/certified facilitator and strategic business leadership coach and she has held v...
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Maples, Karen
Karen Maples is the founder and president of Myutiq, an innovation strategy consulting firm. Recognized as a thought leader and accomplished strategy expert, Maples established the company because of her passion to help companies build innovation capacity for long-term viability and growth. Maples is deeply dedicated to working on global issues imp...
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Doobin, Nathalie
A Harvard Co-Owner, Nathalie spearheads Harvard’s company-wide strategy efforts. She is the Owner and CEO of Harvard Services Group (Janitorial Services) and Harvard Enterprise Risk Solutions (Strategic Consultative Security Services). Before becoming an entrepreneur, Nathalie spent her career building brands globally for Fortune 500 companies. She...
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Hawkins, Dee
Dee Hawking is President and CEO of A Better Answer Call Centers®. Her business insight and leadership capabilities have placed A Better Answer Call Centers® in an enviable position to be the only call center and answering service in North America to receive the Association of Tele-messaging Services’ (ATSI) highest and one-time-only award, the Mis...
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Vicini, Cristina
Cristina Vicini is President of The International Alliance for Women. She is an international senior executive and board member with innovative companies and charities in Europe and North America, with a special focus on International Business Strategy and Sustainable Development, Cross-Sector Digital Innovation and New Ventures, Global Diversity a...
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Oswold, Kris
Kris Oswold is a leader in global business process design and organizational transformation. As the director of supplier diversity, she brings a unique perspective to the role. In addition to being passionate about expanding opportunities for diverse suppliers to transact with UPS, Kris brings experience from across the UPS enterprise identifying w...
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Nawara, Bonnie
Bonnie Nawara is the Interim President and CEO of the Association of Women’s Business Centers. She is also the CEO of Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women, a Women’s Business Center in Grand Rapids, MI. A former business owner, she is considered a leader in the local business community and was recognized as one of the Top Fifty Most Influential Wom...
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