It Changed My Life: She runs network of women-owned businesses across more than 100 countries

Ms Elizabeth Vazquez, seen here in 2013 with Mrs Hillary Clinton, is an adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative, which seeks solutions to global problems. Ms Elizabeth Vazquez is co-founder and chief executive of WEConnect International, the only co
Ms Elizabeth Vazquez is co-founder and chief executive of WEConnect International, the only corporate-led initiative of its kind, which links women's business enterprises outside of the US with MNC corporate buyers.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
Ms Elizabeth Vazquez, seen here in 2013 with Mrs Hillary Clinton, is an adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative, which seeks solutions to global problems. Ms Elizabeth Vazquez is co-founder and chief executive of WEConnect International, the only co
Ms Elizabeth Vazquez, seen here in 2013 with Mrs Hillary Clinton, is an adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative, which seeks solutions to global problems.PHOTO: COURTESY OF ELIZABETH VAZQUEZ
Ms Vazquez with a woman business owner from Peru in 2016. One lesson she has learnt is never to assume the potential of what women in any business big or small are capable of doing. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ELIZABETH VAZQUEZ
Ms Vazquez with a woman business owner from Peru in 2016. One lesson she has learnt is never to assume the potential of what women in any business big or small are capable of doing. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ELIZABETH VAZQUEZ

Elizabeth Vazquez runs a network that links women-owned businesses with global buyers

For as long as she can remember, Elizabeth Vazquez has wanted to help women. As co-founder and chief executive of WEConnect International, she is doing just that.

Set up a decade ago, the global network connects women-owned businesses to buyers around the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 09, 2019, with the headline 'She's in the business of connecting women'. Print Edition | Subscribe