WBE Volunteer Of The Year

President of Personalized Payroll Services, Named WBE Volunteer Of The Year

At WBC-Southwest we believe highlighting the impact of women leaders in our community is essential to inspire the next generation of leaders; – Kathleen Hunt is one of those leaders. Kathleen Hunt, President of Personalized Payroll Services, has been named the WBE Volunteer of the Year at the 2018 Parade of Stars Awards Gala for her endless contributions to the council. A role model, mentor, and ambassador, Hunt leveraged technology to build a successful company in payroll management, implementing innovative client products. Kathleen has dedicated her time to being a member of the
Corporate Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations Corporate Volunteer of the Year, Donna Butterfield

Every year the Women’s Business Council - Southwest recognizes the tenacious female entrepreneurs and Sustaining (Corporate) Members in our network. At the 2018 Parade of Stars Awards Gala, the WBC-Southwest presented the Corporate Volunteer of the Year award to Donna Butterfield of Frost Bank for her commitment to outstanding volunteerism. Donna dedicates her time to being an Ambassador, mentoring and coaching new WBE’s. She has donated her time to be a part of the Certification Committee, the Senior Advisory Council, and the Lillie Knox Grant Selection Committee. No request is too large or
The #MeToo Campaign

The #MeToo Campaign Has Sparked A Fight For Equal Pay

Since #MeToo , the hashtag that rocked the world went viral last October in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein; women are demanding equal pay. The movement has become a worldwide phenomenon, and for the first time, the world knows that these once-fledgling women movements are not to be disregarded. Today, women have come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Because of the campaign, companies are firing employees who have used their power to harass or assault their colleagues sexually — and, in some cases, have replaced
EEI Business Diversity Conference

EEI Business Diversity Conference

Join the 35th annual Edison Electric Institute Business Diversity Conference to learn about hot-topic issues and priorities for the industry, customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders. May 22-25, 2018 Hilton Fort Worth | Fort Worth, TX 76102 Register Here This conference is designed for EEI member company representatives who work in the external affairs, procurement, supply chain, and community relations fields. Non-members and diverse suppliers are also encouraged to attend and learn inside knowledge regarding our industries' procurement needs and opportunities. The conference will feature
 Tarrant Regional Water District

Learn About Contracting Opportunities With Tarrant Regional Water District

Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD/TRVA) is hosting a series of information sessions to educate local businesses about upcoming contracting opportunities. All industries are encouraged to attend. Find out what opportunities are available as well as how to become a supplier with TRWD. Register here! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Stacy Beeson at [email protected] DATE: April 26, 2018 TIME: 5:30 pm- 7:00 pm. WHERE: Charles F. Griffin Sub-Courthouse 3500 Miller Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76119
America's Top Corporations

Congratulations To Our Sustaining (Corporate) Members

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)recognized Bank of America, Ericsson, Exxon Mobile Corporation, FedEx, IBM, PepsiCo, Inc., Raytheon, TOYOTA, UPS, Vistra Energy, and Walmart Stores, Inc. as America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBE) in 2017. WBENC’s Top Corporations set the standard for enabling women suppliers to access increased opportunities in new markets – both domestically and internationally. The selection of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) is conducted annually by the Women’s Business Enterprise National
WBENC Energy Executive Program

Grow Your Business In The Energy, Oil and Gas Industry

Are you looking to grow your business in the energy, oil and gas industry? Sign up for the WBENC Energy Executive Program ; a week-long immersive experience focused on increasing the competitive advantage and capabilities of women leaders within the energy, oil, and gas industry supply chains. The program plays a vital role in developing women businesses as successful future suppliers and further breaking down barriers for women entrepreneurs. Industry experts and professors will teach the intensive curriculum for this program from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business and
Tuck-WBENC Executive Program

Opportunity is Knocking: Apply Now for the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program

Are you ready to take your business and leadership to the next level? Consider applying for the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program . The Tuck-WBENC Executive Program brought to you by IBM, is an extensive, six-day executive development program taught by professors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College for WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs). The program is designed to help WBEs beyond the startup phase to assess, improve, and grow their businesses. If you are ready to accelerate your business and dedicated to understanding a multifaceted approach to business operations
The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year”

The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year”

The Women’s Business Council – Southwest is excited to announce Patricia Christian, as the Latina Style, “Entrepreneur of the Year,” winner. The Latino Style Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors leading entrepreneurs that stand out in leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Award recipients are nominated by community partners and are selected based on their vision, leadership, financial success, community service, and visibility as a role model for young women. This year, the council nominated Patricia Christian, President and CEO of the CRC Group Inc. for her entrepreneurial
2018 Quality & Excellence Award Winners

Congratulations 2018 Quality & Excellence Award Winners

Every year the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honors partners and stakeholders that have demonstrated a commitment to furthering its mission of growing and supporting the Hispanic business community in North Texas with Quality & Excellence Awards. The Chamber also recognizes Hispanic-owned small businesses that have exhibited innovation, community involvement, and dedication. This year, the chamber awarded Linda Valdez Thompson of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the Chairwoman's Award. Oncor received the President's Award, and our WBE, CRC Group Inc. won the Pacesetter