WBE Canada Update June 19, 2019

Catherine Grosz

Catherine Grosz, Supplier Diversity Manager at BMO was recognized among 2019 Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity by Diversity Plus Magazine. Catherine is the only Canadian who made this list.

Catherine is holding a Chair position at WBE Canada’s Board of Directors and her commitment to supplier diversity and promotion of Canadian women-owned businesses is truly inspiring.

Also recognized was Nedra Dickson, Global Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Lead at Accenture. Big congratulations to both ladies on this important achievement! More info

Cross Border Connection

WBE Canada’s Breakfast with Brands: Cross-Border Connection is SOLD OUT! Our team is looking forward to meeting everyone in Baltimore on June 25th. WBE Canada will be represented by Silvia Pencak, President and Frances Varrecchia, Business Development Manager. More info

Registration for Supplier Diversity Day in Halifax is open. Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada will be in Halifax on July 9th, 2019 as local suppliers, corporate & government buyers meet face to face to discuss current and future opportunities. This is a not to be missed event! Claim your spot today here.

Celebrating Success Conference

WBE Canada is celebrating a Decade of Supplier Diversity in Canadian women business ecosystem during its 10th Annual Conference & Gala in November 2019. Speaker applications are open until noon ET June 28, 2019. More info

PSPC Pilot for Catering Services in Ottawa has been extended till September 30, 2020. If you are a diverse supplier, find more information and apply here.

PSPC is seeking to gain a better understanding of Procurement Pricing by practitioners. Access current Guide here. Provide your feedback here.

Government adds $10 million to support 100 more projects under Women Entrepreneurship Fund. There is no new application process, the next “most eligible” applicants from November 2018 will receive the funding. More info