Women's Economic Imperative


“Collaboration & strategic partnerships must be at the heart of our efforts to effect concrete change in the lives of women as economic actors, for the benefit of all—women, men, boys & girls.”

-Amadou Mahtar Ba, Chair of the WEI Board of Directors

WEI is committed to developing innovative, strategic partnerships with forward-thinking corporate, institutional and individual partners to invest in women’s economic entrepreneurship and empowerment. We are actively seeking partners to join and support our global initiative. To learn more about how you can get partner with us, please click the link below:

Janiece Welcome Bio

Janiece Welcome has worked for several years in the fields of management, administration and education. She has developed her management and administration experience in a number of different large corporations, including Starbucks Coffee Company. In addition, she has worked with AmeriCorps Project Change and the Montgomery County Public Schools. 

Her commitment to incorporating diversity into her project management work contributed to her successful completion of projects and increased the impact of her efforts in effecting progressive change within her community.

Janiece is a leader, whose outstanding customer service and drive shines through her work. She has extensive operational and technical skills.

Janiece attended Arizona State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She has completed a training program at the Project Management Institute and is currently pursuing her certification in Project Management.