What is wegg®?
Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global (wegg) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Chicago that makes exporting affordable and accessible for women owners of small- and medium-sized businesses worldwide.
What’s wegg’s purpose?
wegg’s purpose is to make going global as easy, affordable, and engaging as possible for women who are starting or growing their businesses, no matter where in the world they are located.
Where do programs take place?
Virtually via our wegginars, Twitter weggchats and wegg 1-to-1 Mentoring , for example. Or through our on the ground workshops and conferences. Sign up for our newsletter to be kept in the know.
What are the goals of wegg?
To see to it that every women business owner in the world has an opportunity to build a strong enterprise, generate robust activity in their communities and, ultimately, help world economies stay competitive. To become the preeminent organization for women entrepreneurs and business owners who are interested in taking their businesses global.
How can I become part of the wegg inner circle giving levels?
By making a contribution of $100 or more, you will automatically join one of several inner circle giving levels. Most importantly, you will be in the company of like-minded individuals helping women businesses everywhere to expand internationally.
How can I stay up to date on wegg news?
Keeping up with wegg is easy! Sign up for our wegg Newsletter to receive resources, tools and tips on how to go global, as well as wegg upcoming events and programs delivered right to your inbox. Like our Facebook Page, join our LinkedIn Group, visit our LinkedIn page, follow us on Twitter and get inspired on Instagram.
When was wegg established?
wegg began as a blog in 2008 and won numerous awards for its breadth and depth of coverage in helping female entrepreneurs and business owners expand their businesses internationally. In 2015, for example, StarterPad named wegg one of the 20 Best Sites for Women Entrepreneurs and in 2017 was awarded The Ultimate Resource For Women Entrepreneurs by Forbes Magazine. wegg became a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization in June 2015.
Who do you serve?
The primary constituency base is women who own small- to medium-sized business enterprises; 95 percent of the SMEs are based in the United States. The participants range in age from 25 to 60, and have a product or service that is exportable. The base has sufficient competency in technology to know how to sign up for and attend a wegginar®, participate in a Twitter weggchat™ and how to navigate online groups, such as LinkedIn and Google Plus. wegg does not discriminate based on gender, race, national origin, color, age, sexual preference, or disability/special need.
How many women entrepreneurs and business owners have you served to date?
wegg has helped more than 1,600 women business owners and entrepreneurs expand their businesses internationally.
What are the benefits of the wegg inner circle giving levels?
For specific benefits, visit our Individual Giving page.
I am interested in sponsoring wegg. How do I get involved?
wegg is always looking to partner with additional corporate sponsors who recognize the power of helping women expand their businesses internationally. Please visit our sponsor page or contact Bob Marovich, Director of Development (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
How can I get in touch to ask a quick question?
Email our President, Laurel Delaney (email@example.com), who is highly accessible and loves to serve the needs of women entrepreneurs and business owners who aspire to take their business global. Or give her a call: 773-576-6403.