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WEupdates – Meijer to Host Local Supplier Event

February 11, 2021
• Meijer to Host Local Supplier Event
• Rise and Resilience Summit 2021
• WBE Forum Now Open – Updated Registration LinkWomen-Owned Goals Roundup

The Lift Local Supplier Event giving local businesses the opportunity to showcase their offerings to Meijer merchants virtually.

Thursday | April 1, 2021

The event will focus on the following categories: grocery; baby; beauty and personal care; over-the-counter and wellness. 

Application deadline: Friday, February 19

Ann Arbor Spark

Rise and Resilience Summit: 2021

Thursday, February 11 | 9 AM – 3 PM

A virtual event celebrating women entrepreneurs and women in STEM in Windsor-Essex. Touching on topics such as work/life balance, the importance of resources, diversity & inclusion, resiliency, and business pivots, this summit will allow you to learn from other women’s successes in our area and help you on your entrepreneurial or career journeys.

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Courageous Conversations

Continuing the Conversation, Social Justice & Equity Part II

February 23 | 10 AM – 11:30 AM


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WBEs will engage in virtual breakout sessions to provide them with tools, resources, and direction as business leaders to further develop a positive cultural environment and further engage in courageous conversations surrounding inclusion, equity, and social justice. ​

Save the Date:

execWE: The Power of WE | Coming, Working, and Rising Together

The Women’s Business Center presents a power-packed virtual executive education for women business owners on March 24, 2021. At this leadership event, attendees will learn from the experiences of women business owners who embrace the power of WE. Join us to see how the power of WE: coming, working, and rising together can help your business grow. 

The COVID-19 Recovery Program is designed to help women-owned businesses that were negatively affected by the economic lockdowns. In conjunction with the Michigan Women’s Marketplace, we continue to offer free virtual events each week that offer resources, advice, and tools to get your business back on track!

Please help us spread the word about these powerful webinars by following and using the hashtag #MIWomen on Facebook and LinkedIn. This will help get assistance to WBEs that need the resources! 

We thank you for your help. 


WBE Exclusive Offerings

WBE Toolkit – ‘I’ve been certified, but can I do more!?’
January 19 (9:30 AM) | Register to Attend
April 13 (9 AM) | Register to Attend

WBE Onboarding – ‘I’m newly certified, but now what!?’
January 12 (9:30 AM) | Register Here
February 9 (9:30 AM) | Register Here
March 12 (11 AM) | Register Here
April 9 (11 AM) | Register Here


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