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Lead Your Team Women in Business

AT&T, Coca-Cola and Dell Among Best for Women’s Businesses

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) has released its annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises, which honors corporations with “world-class programs” that create level playing fields for women’s business enterprises (WBEs) to compete for corporate contracts.

“We are proud to honor 20 top corporations for their world-class leadership in partnering with women’s business enterprises to sustain innovation in this country and fuel our economic growth,” said Linda Denny, president and CEO of WBENC. “These top corporations are deeply committed to supplier diversity programs that span their organizations and achieve measurable results.”

[Minority Women Entrepreneurs Take the Lead on the Common Good]

Top corporation programs offer equal access and result in a high volume of business with women’s business enterprises.  The 2010 Top Corporations for WBEs are:

Accenture
Alcatel-Lucent
AT&T
Avis Budget Group
Bank of America
Chevron
Coca-Cola
Dell
Energy Future Holdings
Ernst & Young
Exxon Mobil
IBM
Johnson & Johnson
Kelly Services
Manpower
PepsiCo
Pfizer
Shell Oil
UPS
Verizon

The America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises Award presentation will be held on March 23, 2011, at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial in Arlington, Va.

The event will take place during WBENC’s 2011 Summit & Salute to Women’s Business Enterprise:  The Opportunity Connection, in which more than 1,000 are expected to attend. In addition, the event will provide leadership and business development opportunities, along with a black tie celebration of 14 Women’s Business Enterprise Stars.