2018 Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO)/ChooseWOMEN Global Ambassador Application
We would be honored if you would support our initiatives by nominating women business leaders/entrepreneurs (Possibly You?!) to join our world-wide initiatives as our Ambassador to represent our movement to empower women in business Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WEDO) and our international digital campaign #ChooseWOMEN! We currently do not have many parts of the world represented so APPLY below! Thank you for supporting our movement to alleviate poverty by empowering, celebrating and supporting women in business worldwide!

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization - With a variety of days dedicated to various causes, one might ask – Why does the world need Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO)/ChooseWOMEN and why should I support it? Consider then, that women perform 66% of the world’s work, yet earn 10% of the world’s income. At the same time, they account for 85% of consumer purchases and control $20 trillion in worldwide spending. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO) is a movement that carries throughout the year in support of women in business globally. WEDO ignites women leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to initiate startups, drive economic expansion, and advance communities worldwide. We are celebrated in 144 countries and 110 universities and colleges as well as celebrated at the United Nations. Our mission is to empower the 4 billion women across the globe to be catalysts of change, and uplift the 250 million girls living in poverty globally.

We are proud to share that New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, Los Angelos Mayor Eric Garcetti, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and New York City’s Mayor Bill De Blasio proclaimed Women’s Entrepreneurship Day an official day on November 19th annually. The U.S. House of Representatives every year recognize our movement November 19th as “A Day in Honor of Women Entrepreneurs” under the leadership of Congresswoman Grace Meng.

We are excited to have some of the world’s most distinguished women and men supporters including: Ms. Bobbi Brown (CEO Beauty Evolution, Former CEO & Chief Creative Officer Bobbi Brown Cosmetics), We have rallied the most distinguished supporters including: HRH Crown Princess Katherine (Crown Princess of Serbia, Philanthropist & Patron of Lifeline Humanitarian Organization), Mr. Peter H. Diamandis (Founder of Xprize and Singularity University), Her Royal Highness Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud (Founder Alfa Intl./Harvey Nichols), Mr. Craig Newmark (Founder of Craigslist and Craig Connects), Ms. Andrea Jung (CEO of Grameen America, Former CEO of Avon and Board of Directors of Apple, Daimler AG and General Electric), Ms. Kay Koplovitz (Founder of USA Networks, The Syfy Channel, Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Springboard Fund, Board of Directors of CATechnologies, ION media and Time Inc.), Ms. Randi Zuckerberg (Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, host of DotComplicated on SIRIUSXM Business Radio and New York Times bestselling author of Dot Complicated and DOT!), Ms. Mindy Grossman (CEO Weight Watchers, formerly HSN, Board of Directors UNICEF, National Retail Federation), Ms. Kate Rogers (CNBC Small Business and Entrepreneurship Reporter), Ms. Yue-Sai Kan (Founder Yue-Sai Cosmetics, Director of Miss Universe China), Ms. Loreen Arbus (President/Founder of Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc., & The Goldenson-Arbus Foundation), Ms. Mindy Grossman (CEO of Weight Watchers, Formerly HSN Inc, Board of Directors UNICEF, National Retail Federation), Ms. Jesse Draper (Founder Halogen Ventures), Ms. Dottie Herman (Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas Elliman), Ms. Heidi Messer (Co-Founder Collective(i), World Evolved and LinkShare), Ms. Lucy Jarvis ( CEO Jarvis Productions, Inc.), Ms. Sonia Gardner (President & Co-Founder Avenue Capital Group, Co-Founder Amroc Investments, Global Chair of 100 Women in Finance & Board of Trustees Mount Sinai Medical Center) and many more.

#ChooseWOMEN - Our #ChooseWOMEN international digital campaign launches on November 28th 2018, inviting consumers worldwide to support women-owned businesses on the Wednesday after Thanksgiving in the spirit of American Express’s Small Business Saturday. ChooseWOMEN.org will become the home of the largest directory of women-owned businesses in the world — allowing anyone, anywhere to find and support women in business. A percentage of each sale will go toward funding impoverished, aspiring women entrepreneurs with microloans to start their own businesses.


By joining Women’s Entrepreneurship Day as an ambassador or recommending a possible ambassador, you will help bring awareness to the 250 million girls living in poverty globally that deserve to be given a chance in life, while inspiring and empowering women in business around the world.


“Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Is Everyday - Empower, Celebrate and Support Women In Business"
-Wendy Diamond, Founder

The following are ways our WED Ambassadors make a difference in their community:

1. Be our Spokesperson, Rally the press! You represent our movement! Rally the media behind our initiatives with your WED promotional activity to enhance our visibility and movement.

2. Be an Ambassador for WED & #ChooseWOMEN: Throughout the year and especially leading up to and on November 19th & 28th 2018. Ambassadors rally and convene Business Leaders, Government Officials and Civil Society to collaborate and find solutions in critical areas of entrepreneurship eco-systems, education and policy creation to empower women in business.

3. Create, organize or co-organize the WED event in your community on November 16th (as November 19th is a Monday).

4. Create partnerships, collaborate and enhance synergies with prominent stakeholders with Policy Makers, Government Officials, Civil Society, Academia, Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship Groups, Women’s Groups and Foundations and the Media, to support and attend WED events year-round.

5. Create an advisory board of politicians, prominent business people and public figures -- anyone who can help ambassadors create a larger impact to empower women in your community! We’re here to give you more information and support through this process.

6. Provide us with bi-annual briefs (December and June) as well as such other updates we may request. If there are any local elections or interesting survey statistics on women related issues released, we want to know about it!

7. Follow Us On Social Media:
1. Twitter/Instagram - @womenseday
2. Facebook- Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

8. Build and maintain an active Social Media network. Create an Instagram account and use all country social media channels to rally support for WED! (Facebook and Twitter accounts are provided)

Remember: WED is a grassroots movement! We count on promising, committed, high profile and quality volunteers like you to achieve the empowerment and support of women in business throughout the world.

How do WED Global Ambassadors Benefit?
WED Ambassadors will raise awareness of their business, make valuable connections, gain access to a premier network of WED members and innovative thinkers and most importantly be a part of this greatest movement to empower women in business to alleviate poverty.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about the greatest movement in history to Empower, Celebrate and Support Women in Business to alleviate poverty worldwide!


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