President, CEO & Co-Founder of WEConnect International
Elizabeth A. Vazquez is the President, CEO, and Co-Founder of WEConnect International. She is a world leader in women’s economic empowerment, global supplier diversity and inclusion.
Vazquez is the co-author of the book, “Buying for Impact: How to Buy from Women and Change Our World.” She sits on the Walmart Global Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative’s International Advisory Council, the Procter & Gamble Supplier Diversity Advisory Council, the Global Citizen and CHIME FOR CHANGE Girls’ and Women’s Committee, and is a Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards Jury Member for North America.
In 2019, Vazquez “rang the bell” at the New York Stock Exchange in support of women business owners around the world. She sits on several Boards of Directors, and is a W20 and B20 Representative to advance G20 commitments. She also served as a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment from 2016-2017 with the heads of the UN, the World Bank, the IFM, IKEA Switzerland, the President of Costa Rica and other distinguished world leaders.