President, CEO & Co-Founder, WEConnect International

Elizabeth A. Vazquez is the President, CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International, a corporate-led nonprofit that helps to empower women business owners to succeed in global markets. She is a serial social entrepreneur and world leader in global supplier diversity and inclusion.

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Moving from Why to How

Anniversaries always offer a great opportunity to pause and reflect on past accomplishments while still keeping an eye on the road ahead. When I co-founded WEConnect International in 2009, we had a home office and no support staff. I was armed with a little bit of seed funding and a firm conviction that empowering women through business ownership is a critical tool for getting more money/power into the hands of women. While it is true that not...

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How to shift from women’s studies to action

*Guest post by Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect International When Professor Linda Scott invited me to post on her blog, I was wondering what I could possibly add to the powerful observations she has already made about globalization and women’s empowerment, especially after she posted a review on my new book with Andrew J. Sherman, “Buying For Impact: How to Buy From Women and Change Our World.” In her book review, she said...

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