Corporation of the Year Nominees

At the core of WBCS’s mission is the connection of women-owned businesses with corporations. In 2018, our Sustaining (Corporate) Members reported over 8.5 billion dollars in spend with WBEs!

WBCS Members Win Big at MSDC E Awards

Five of our members were recently presented with awards at the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development E-Awards. These awards celebrate the achievements of companies and indivuals who demonstrate operational excellence and real results related to the engagement and use of certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.

Touring The New Facebook Data Center In Fort Worth

With 2.19 billion monthly active users (as of 2018), Facebook is the third-busiest site on the internet. Facebook built an extensive infrastructure to support this already massive and still growing user base. The social network was launched in February 2004, initially out of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room at Harvard University using a single server.

Toyota Named Corporation of The Year

Earlier this year, Toyota was recognized by WBCS as the top corporation of the year at the Annual Parade of Stars Gala. At the gala, the award was received by Cheryl Hughes, Group Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Toyota Mortor North America Inc. We celebrate Toyota for implementing world-class policies and programs to enable growth and innovation while creating a level playing field for women-owned businesses.

Thank You WBCS Volunteers

April was National Volunteer Month and to celebrate we took time to surprise our WBE and Sustaining (Corporate) volunteers for their hard work and dedication in contributing to the success of the Council. On Thank You Tuesday and Thursday, we surprised our volunteers with goodies and balloons. We want to thank all of our volunteers that work diligently during the year; we could not provide many of our services without your help. Volunteers deserve to be applauded and we want to say you're appreciated. Watch our video to see some of the volunteers we surprised already. We have a few more

2016 Power to Potential Recap

2016 Power to Potential WBCS’ annual Power to Potential event was held at the Sheraton Dallas on November 8, 2016. The day started with pre-arranged matchmaker meetings, giving WBE members the chance to have one-on-one face time to discuss long-term procurement activities with potential buyers. The room was filled with positive energy and reports of very productive conversations! Following the meetings we gathered for the luncheon and annual meeting. WBCS President, Debbie Hurst welcomed the attendees and reported on WBCS’ 2016 achievements. Most notable from Hurst’s report was the wow-worthy