Only given to women-owned companies and those that foster diversity, the exclusive
certification helps set businesses apart
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2017 — Liderança Group recently announced that it has received
prestigious and national certification from The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) and their
third-party partner, the Astra Women’s Business Alliance.
“The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC’s) certification is accepted by more than 1000
major corporations representing America’s most respected brands, in addition to many states, cities and other
entities,” explains the WBENC website.
With diversity as an integral part of business today, this certification allows partners, vendors and potential
clients to choose a WBENC certified business to ensure companies are committing to fostering equity in their
partnership choices.
“The work of the Liderança Group is phenomenal,” explained Marya Woods, Chief Executive Officer at Apex
Manufacturing Solutions. “As a woman-owned business myself, I understand the unique challenges and
opportunities. I commend Cathy and her team!”
WBENC’s national standard of certification is offered as a 3rd party certification by the Astra Women’s
Business Alliance Certification Committee. This highly regarded certification is the culmination of an arduous
process, ensuring only the best businesses are certified. To be WBENC certified, a business must be at least
51% owned, operated and controlled by women or a woman.
“I’m truly honored to receive this recognition for something my team and I wholly believe in,” explains Cathy
Light, CEO of Lideranca Group. “As leaders, we must pay close attention to diversity in our own organizations
and business choices; I’m proud both as a woman and business owner to continue to influence and inspire our
nation’s next leaders.”
With over 20 employees and consultants, Liderança Group is growing quickly, helping businesses and
organizations focus and ignite their leadership for meaningful growth- making a mark on their industry like
never before.