Celebrating WBE Canada’s Win at the CWE Industry Gala

Celebrating WBE Canada’s Win at the CWE Industry Gala

In the realm of empowering women in business, WBE Canada has long been a beacon of inspiration and support. Recently, the organization added another feather to its cap by winning a prestigious award at the CWE Industry Gala. This remarkable achievement not only recognizes WBE Canada’s commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion but also highlights the outstanding accomplishments of women entrepreneurs in Canada.

2023 CWE Industry Gala

The CWE Industry Gala: A Night of Celebration and Acknowledgment

The CWE Industry Gala, organized by the Canadian Women’s Entrepreneurship (CWE) organization, is an esteemed event that recognizes the achievements and contributions of women entrepreneurs across various sectors. This annual gala brings together industry leaders, influential personalities, and trailblazers who have left an indelible mark on the business landscape. Amongst the stellar lineup of participants, WBE Canada shone brightly as a symbol of excellence and empowerment.

2023 CWE Industry Gala

WBE Canada’s Remarkable Journey

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada), certifies businesses that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by women, helps them access opportunities with corporate and government buyers in Canada and the US, and provides best practices support & resources in doing business with larger organizations.

Over the years, WBE Canada has worked tirelessly to create a level playing field for women entrepreneurs in Supplier Diversity space. Through its certification process, training programs, and networking events, the organization has empowered countless women to thrive in their respective industries. The recognition at the CWE Industry Gala stands as a testament to WBE Canada’s unwavering dedication and the positive impact it has made on the entrepreneurial landscape.

The Only Way To Win Is Together

WBE Canada’s mission is to build and grow a strong Canadian ecosystem that connects women-owned businesses to procurement opportunities through advocacy, certification, development and promotion, helping corporations and government deliver on their supplier diversity commitments. But we do not stand alone.

“We are here to uplift each other, inspire change, and rewrite the narrative,” said Silvia Pencak, President & CEO of WBE Canada during her acceptance speech. “Let us continue to break down barriers, challenge norms, and pave the way for future generations. Finally, I want to dedicate this award to every woman who has ever felt unheard, unseen, or underestimated. You are strong, you are capable, and your voice matters. Embrace your power, embrace your uniqueness, and never let anyone dim your light.”

2023 CWE Industry Gala audience

WBE Canada’s Impact on Women Entrepreneurs

The recognition bestowed upon WBE Canada by the CWE Industry Gala emphasizes the positive outcomes achieved through their initiatives and is a testament to the resilience, strength and limitless potential of all women entrepreneurs.  The organization’s commitment to nurturing an environment of collaboration and equal opportunity has created a ripple effect, encouraging more women to pursue entrepreneurship and break through barriers.

Looking Towards the Future

With the CWE Industry Gala serving as a stepping stone to even greater heights, WBE Canada remains steadfast in its role to empower and support women entrepreneurs across Canada. Through continued collaboration with corporations, government bodies, and other like-minded organizations, WBE Canada seeks to create a sustainable ecosystem that fosters diversity, drives economic growth, and unlocks the untapped potential of women-owned businesses.

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