Year: 2018
You Had a Matchmaker. Now What? Tips for Women-Owned Businesses

Last month, I joined up with Cass Bailey of Slice Communications for a webinar titled You Had a Matchmaker. Now What?  A matchmaker is a one-on-one meeting between a certified women’s business enterprise (WBE) and corporate representative at a national WBENC event or a regional

WPEO-NY Announces Award Winning Done Deals™ Completed This Year With Women Business Enterprises

Comptroller Stringer: City Continues to Short Change Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

Fifth annual report reveals City received fourth consecutive “D+” grade overall,”F” grade among African American owned businesses City contracted just five percent of $19.3 billion budget with M/WBEs in Fiscal Year 2018 Lack of progress highlights need for City Charter

City of New York Disparity Study- Executive Summary

By The City of New York and MGT Consulting Group 1. INTRODUCTION The City of New York contracted MGT Consulting Group (MGT) to conduct a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Disparity Study (“Disparity Study”). The objective of this Disparity

Why The World Bank Is Investing In Women

By: REENA FLORES The World Bank has put its money where women-led businesses are – and a year into the investment, it says it’s seeing promising growth. Priya Basu, head of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, touted the strength of the

Wells Fargo

Did You Know? The Wells Fargo Scholarship Fund for Diverse Businesses has extended its collaboration with the Tuck School of Business, donating $100,000 in scholarships to this year’s cohort. As the pioneer of U.S. universities curating programs that aim in

How The Toy Industry Opens The Door To Innovative Women

By: Geri Stengel  Not everyone ignores women’s innovations. One trade group in the toy industry recognizes that women know what kids — and their parents — want. To encourage innovation, Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) provides what entrepreneurs need: access to decision-makers and mentors to

How To Optimize A WPEO Event

Every event hosted by the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO) represents a powerful opportunity to expand your professional network, learn about different industries and support other female business owners. Being a proactive participant at every event has a way of

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