Raising The Bar

The Universal Womens Network™ is a global platform committed to advance gender equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), by raising the bar to advance women in their network, community, and workplaces. We recognize the achievements of women through the Women of Inspiration™ Awards. We are advocates of women-owned and women-led businesses, and champion female entrepreneurs along with allies who SupportHER™!

Our global network promotes the advancement of women. We recognize and celebrate thought leaders, business leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals from diverse industries and backgrounds and work with like-minded organizations committed to inclusivity and moving the needle to close the gender gap!

We are Stewards of Diversity™ and dedicated to the unity of humanity by acknowledging our differences, asking questions, and valuing voices at all levels. We do not tolerate bullying, hatred, or racism at any level.

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Women of Inspiration - Virtual Awards

Women of Inspiration™ Awards

Calgary

2020 Women of Inspiration™ Awards [bctt tweet=” Resilience is not what happened to you, it is what you do with what happens to you! Monica Kretschmer, Founder, and CEO, Universal Womens Network™ and Women of

Women of Inspiration - Toronto

Women of Inspiration™ Awards

Toronto

2020 Women of Inspiration™ Awards [bctt tweet=” Resilience is not what happened to you, it is what you do with what happens to you! Monica Kretschmer, Founder, and CEO, Universal Womens Network™ and Women of

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"I believe that every woman has endless potential and it is very important to recognize, and celebrate their achievements big and small. We all need support, encouragement, and community on this journey. It is a true honour to be surrounded by such an inspiring, motivated, diverse group of women. Monica has a passion for helping women succeed and feel confident and has created a like-minded community -together we honour leadership, courage, hard work, commitment and dedication to dreams. The Women of Inspiration™ Awards are ultimately about empowerment and connection. "

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