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CDW Joins WBE Canada as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to announce that CDW, a leading technology solutions provider has joined us as our newest Corporate Member.

Bringing technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, CDW Canada helps customers by delivering integrated technology and services that include security, cloud, data centre, networking, collaboration and digital transformation. Established in 2003, CDW Canada has over 900 coworkers in nine offices across Canada. With a focus on reducing the risk, cost and complexity of procuring, deploying and integrating technology internationally, CDW Canada combines local knowledge with true expertise in international logistics to deliver consistent, service-driven solutions to its local and international customers.

We are thrilled to join WBE Canada and its growing network of organizations working to collectively improve the access to supply chains for Canadian women-owned businesses,” said Ginette Adragna, Vice President and General Manager of CDW Canada. “At CDW, driving inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging for all CDW coworkers is our top priority. We look forward to working with WBE Canada and its members.”

We are incredibly excited to have CDW join the WBE Canada Corporate member family. Their commitment to supplier diversity and inclusion in their supply chain will provide unique opportunities for many certified women-owned businesses in the technology industry” said Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada. “Women-owned businesses across Canada continue to showcase resilience and innovation and having large corporations like CDW open doors for them to sell their products and services is the key to their growth and continued success. We look forward to working closely with CDW to help them develop a mutually beneficial and strategic program to engage women-owned businesses in their supply chain in Canada.”

About CDW

 

CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. Ranked the No. 1 solution provider in Canada on the Computer Dealer News Top 100 Solution Providers list, CDW Canada helps customers achieve their goals by delivering integrated technology solutions and services that help customers navigate an increasingly complex IT market and maximize the return on their technology investment. CDW Canada is listed on the Financial Post 500 list and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vernon Hills, Illinois-based CDW Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

About WBE Canada

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization with its goal being to bring corporate and government buyers and Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) together. WBE Canada certifies majority-owned, managed, and controlled women’s businesses. They provide a range of programs and services to assist WBEs in better accessing business opportunities with major corporations. This includes training and education, through annual conferences, workshops and webinars, and mentoring programs and networking events with like-minded businesswomen and corporate members. WBE Canada also provides its corporate members with forums, tools and techniques to broaden and strengthen their goals.

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