The most successful businesses know that creating diversity within their supply chains brings a whole host of benefits and opportunities. Not only do diverse supply chains increase competitiveness and stimulate economic growth, building diversity within supply chains also brings new ideas and solutions to organisations. In turn unlocking innovation and agility as well as supporting the creation of a fairer society.
NatWest are being joined by WEConnect International, BURN, MSDUK and Intel - organisations who are committed to diversifying and increasing access to corporate supply chains - to discuss the opportunities for diverse SMEs.
So if you are a diverse owned business that is interested in selling your products and services to the public sector and to multi-national corporations, then register to participate in this free webinar!
Maggie Berry Executive Director, Europe WEConnect International
Maggie Berry is Executive Director for Europe for WEConnect International, a global organisation championing supplier diversity in procurement and helping majority owned women businesses to connect into the corporate supply chain. WEConnect International’s corporate members represent $1 trillion in annual purchasing power and are true pioneers in inclusive sourcing and global supplier development in Europe. Since December 2012, Maggie has had lead responsibility for the organisation in Europe and her role involves developing corporate and public sector support as well as growing and supporting a network of c1,500 women owned businesses across Europe. Previously, Maggie ran an online job board, recruitment and networking forum for women working in the technology profession in the UK. Maggie remains informally involved with championing women in the technology profession and is a Freeman at the Information Technologists' Company in the City of London. In June 2019, Maggie was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of her services to women in business and technology.