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. Congratulations and thank you for your contributions to the success of WBE’s! Argent Associates MBE Supplier of the Year, Class IV DFW International Airport Buying Entity of the Year Bracane Company MBE Supplier of the Year Jack Daniell, Oncor Buyer of the Year Gwen Wilson,

Announcing the 2019 Parade of Stars Award Nominees

We are excited to announce the nominees for the 2019 Parade of Stars Awards! The winners will be announced on January 31st at the Parade of Stars Gala at the Omni Dallas. Stay tuned in the upcoming weeks as we take a closer look at the awards process and some of this year’s nominees.

WBE Wins Global Woman Inspirational Award

Cherie Mathews, an Austin-based WBE and CEO of Healincomfort , has been awarded the Global Woman Inspirational Award presented by Global Woman in collaboration with the Inspirational Awards for Women. She received the award at the Global Woman Summit held New York City on July 14th. She was chosen because of her remarkable work with helping women who have undergone mastectomy surgery heal in comfort and dignity using her patented post-operative garment. Cherie is a breast cancer survivor herself and decided to turn her bad experience into a positive one for the women and men battling breast

11th Annual Women in Business Awards

Join the Dallas Business Journal in honoring the top North Texas Women in Business! There will be networking and a trade show before and after the awards luncheon. Don't miss the celebration! WHEN: Thursday | August 23, 2018 WHERE: Omni Dallas Hotel | 555 S. Lamar St. | Dallas, TX 75202 REGISTER: Here

DFW Airport Recognized Companies Who Embrace Diveristy At The Champions of Diversity Awards Luncheon

Diverse suppliers, vendors and contractors were honored at DFW Airport’s Champions of Diversity Awards luncheon on May 14, recognizing companies who embrace and exemplify diversity and inclusion in their business relationships. Nominations were submitted internally by employees of the three procuring departments: Infrastructure and Development, Procurement & Materials Management and Concessions then reviewed by an Evaluation Committee. From joint ventures to prime and subcontracting partnerships, Champions of Diversity nominees promote partnerships with minority and women-owned business

Austin Woman's Way Award Announces WBE Finalist

WBE and owner of Gold Rush Vinyl , Caren Kelleher has been announced as the finalist for the On the Dot Woman's Rising Star Award. Austin Woman Magazine presents the annual Woman's Way Awards to recognize professional women who innovate and contribute to the city's development and progress. The Rising Star Award is given to a business that is less than three years old. According to Austin Woman Magazine, "This business is fresh on the Austin scene but is already one to watch. During the next few years, we expect great things from this company, as it is on track to scale and become an

Women Communicators of Austin Recognizes Darlene Templeton

WBE and owner of Templeton & Associates , Darlene Templeton received the 2018 Gene Barnwell Waugh Mentor Award from the Women Communicators of Austin (WCA). According to WCA, the Gene Barnwell Waugh Mentor award, "recognizes individuals who have given selflessly to others, providing advice, support, and wisdom. The selection committee looks for a person who has demonstrated a pattern of commitment as a mentor over an extended period of time, particularly to other communications professionals." Darlene has proven her commitment as a mentor many times through her leadership of the Amazing Woman

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

Austin WBEs Nominated for ABJ's Profiles in Power

Congratulations to René Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation and Valerie Salinas-Davis, CEO of EnviroMedia ! Both WBCS members were nominated for Austin Business Journal's 23rd annual Profiles in Power & Women of Influence in Central Texas. 85 professional women were nominated for the award, many of which are entrepreneurs. René Banglesdorf was recognized as one of the top 26 finalists for the Profiles in Power distinction. See the full list of finalists and winners here .