Women's Economic Imperative

Enterprise Development

WEI’s role in catalysing women’s entrepreneurship covers a spectrum of activities: support for women-owned/-led enterprises from concept/start-up to operation and scaling up for impact, as well as actions to foster a favourable entrepreneurship ecosystem for women’s enterprise and innovation.

WEI provides support to micro and small enterprises in the formal and informal sectors

Our areas of focus and work includes:

  • Fostering an enterprise culture
  • Developing enterprising competencies
  • Helping disadvantaged populations to engage in enterprise as a path to economic empowerment
  • Helping institutions embrace entrepreneurialism
  • Developing the ecosystem and enabling environment

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.