Thank you to everyone who attended our Parade of Stars Awards Gala on February 1st! We had a wonderful evening recognizing our amazing WBE and Sustaining Members who contribute so much to WBCS. It is a big deal just to be nominated for the awards. Let's take a look at the night's winners: WBE Volunteer - Kathleen Hunt, Personalized Payroll Services Corporate Volunteer - Donna Butterfield, Frost Bank Regional Volunteer - Melanie Handy, VMware WBE Rising Star - CAET Project Management Consultants WBE Advocate - Patti Winstanley, Aztec Promotional Group Corporate Advocate - Cristina Lopez, JCPenn
Power to Potential is an annual business forum for corporations and Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) to share best practices among their peers and learn about procurement opportunities. It kicks off with roundtable discussions followed by a seated lunch and keynote address. The day continues with two rounds of workshops including the Power Pitch and wraps up with a networking reception.
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Power to Potential is an annual business forum for corporations and Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) to share best practices among their peers and learn about procurement opportunities. It kicks off with roundtable discussions followed by a seated lunch and keynote address. The day continues with
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The Bank of America Supplier Diversity team is pleased to announce that the online application window for the Bank of America Diverse Business Scholarship is open, and we’re now accepting applications. Bank of America sponsors the scholarship, which is managed and administered by Scholarship America
"WBCS provides the best networking opportunities for WBEs to connect with corporations, as well as WBE to WBE. Over the course of our 20-year membership, I can easily say that close to 82% of our growth has come from these connections." Kim Sissen is President of CFJ Manufacturing, LP, which has bee
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