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Universal Womens Network™

Certifying your business as Women-Owned opens opportunities for you to position your company. Certification allows businesswomen to increase visibility and connect to opportunities that otherwise may not be available. Women-Owned Definition An enterprise where women own the majority of the company (more than 50%). Certification Benefits • Proudly market you are Women-Owned. • Opportunities for your business to increase revenue. • Access to key diversity and procurement executives. • Connect with buyers who have mandates to work with Women-Owned businesses. • Consistent and reliable source of income from government grants or sub-contracting to companies who award contacts to Women-Owned. • Brand your product or service with your Certification logo. • Be a visible to the consumer as a Women-Owned product. • Provide the consumer the benefit to show they support Women-Owned with your certification logo on your website, email signature, service, or packaging on your products.

The Universal Womens Network™ is a global platform committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (EDIB). We recognize the achievements of women through Women of Inspiration™ Awards across Canada. We are advocates of Universal Women-Owned™ and Universal Women-Led™ businesses, and champion female entrepreneurs along with allies who SupportHER™! Our global network promotes the advancement of women from diverse industries. We strategically partner with like-minded organizations committed to advancing women in the board room, as decision-makers, executives, innovators, contributors and those making a difference. We are Stewards of Diversity™, dedicated to unity 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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