We are excited to note that WEConnect International is completing 5 years of operation in India this year and owe our success to our women businesses, corporate members and our 50+ outreach partners.

While we reach this very important milestone in our journey, we would like to thank each one of stakeholders for their contribution towards our growth and announce the following awards to recognize their efforts of our Women Business Enterprises, Outreach Partners and Local Corporate Members.


WEConnect International-India announces WEInspire Awards to recognize the most inspiring Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) in WEConnect International-India’s network at ThinkBig, to be held on 30th November 2018 at Hyderabad.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be a current WEConnect International certified WBE registered in India
  • Have proven success in business and be known for high integrity in her industry/community
  • Have demonstrated engagement with WEConnect International corporate members incountry and/or globally, attendance at matchmaking and/or meet the member events, and/or engagement with other WBEs/WOBs in the WEConnect International network
  • Have demonstrated potential for growth over the next several years
  • Have demonstrated mentorship/guidance of other WOBs, provides support or connections to fellow business owners; and/or o Have demonstrated social impact initiative or give-back program/efforts in the community

The Process:

  • Nomination forms must be complete and include a high-resolution head-shot of the woman/women owners of the WBE and an action shot of her conducting business. Submitted photos will be used in WEConnect International online and promotional materials; photo owner must agree to this.
  • All nomination forms should be submitted by  11th November, 2018  at
  • The committee will review nomination form in the first stage and in the second stage Skype call will be held with the selected candidates.
  • The Award and the runners-up winner will be notified by 20th November, 2018. .  
  • The winner and the runners-up will be recognized on stage at the WEConnect International ‘ThinkBig’ 2018 (must pay for their own travel to Hyderabad) November 30th, and will receive an award.


WEReach award will honour that one Outreach Partner who has helped us with the most number of connections with the right women entrepreneurs during 2018. The winner will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Number of women businesses referred to WEConnect International network in 2018
  2. Outreach towards our various events such as ThinkBig, Walmart’s WEDP and various Supplier Diversity Meets and programs during 2018.

To know more about how to become our Outreach Partner, contact:


This award would be given to our local corporate member who has been our greatest support during 2018.