2021 WBE Canada Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

For immediate release

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council recently announced the finalists for their 2021 Excellence Awards being presented on November 10th during this year’s Annual Conference “Moving Forward Together – Driving Change Through Supplier Diversity”. WBE Canada’s Excellence Awards showcase and celebrate achievements in supplier diversity amongst our certified WBE community, our corporate and government members and partner organizations.

We are thrilled to have received so many outstanding nominations from across Canada in the eight categories exemplifying leadership, innovation, business growth, success, commitment to growing supplier diversity across Canada ….and new this year, volunteerism” said Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada. “What an honour to be celebrating these outstanding organizations and individuals. We look forward to sharing their achievements with you during our awards ceremony on November 10th. We are also grateful for the support of our awards sponsors who have so generously joined in honouring and supporting our community.

Here are the WBE Canada 2021 Excellence Awards finalists by category and in alphabetical order. Be sure you extend to everyone your support and encouragement.

2021 Top Corporation in Supplier Diversity – Finalists 

  • ABC Technologies
  • BMO
  • City of Toronto

2021 Top Supplier Diversity Leader – Finalists

  • Carol Attak, BMO
  • Celso Afonseca, Staples Promotional Products
  • Lisa Ross, Magna International

2021 Most Improved Supplier Diversity Program – Finalists

  • Bell
  • City of Brampton
  • RBC

2021 Top WBE Supplier – Finalists

  • ELAM
  • Finavator
  • Robinson Global Management Inc.

2021 WBE Rising Star – Finalists

  • Drizzle Honey
  • KIMBO Design
  • The Roundtable

2021 Top Volunteer (New) – Finalists

  • Lorena Diaz, Accenture
  • Madeleine Baker, TELUS
  • Michèle Leduc, ZIP Communications

2021 WBE Canada Champion – Finalists

  • BDC
  • BMO
  • City of Brampton

2021 WBE Leaders

Winners to be announced during Awards Ceremony

2021 President’s Award

Winners to be announced during Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to all 2021 Excellence Award Finalists!


  • More Information on all our Finalists can be found here.
  • Tickets to this year’s Annual Conference are still available. For more information and registration, click here. We look forward to you joining us at this year’s virtual event.
  • Click Here to see 2020 winners.

For media inquiries: Sharon Ferdinands, Marketing Manager, marketing@wbecanada.ca