“Co-hosting webinars and in-person export symposiums with OWIT chapters has widened my reach to minority women-owned businesses (MWOBs). OWIT staff are easy to collaborate with because we have the same goal: providing resources for MWOBs to scale globally.”
LaTaunya Darden, OWIT International Partner, Business Development Specialist, Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM)
“Joining OWIT International can lead to higher profits and build wealth for you and your company.”
Cami Mazard, President, OWIT International, Partner, Doyle Barlow & Mazard
“Connecting with like-minded women from around the world who are also passionate about trade is what I love most about OWIT. It has expanded my global network, helped me tap into new business opportunities….and even turned international contacts into amazing friendships! That’s what has kept me part of it for 20 years.”
Susan Baka, VP International, OWIT Toronto, 2018 OWIT Woman of the Year, President, Bay Communications & Marketing Inc.
“Attending the OWIT International Conference in Tampa, Florida the past three days was both inspiring and intense. GroYourBiz is pleased to continue our partnership with the OWIT organization. The synergy between our organizations continues in many ways from members sharing our core values and expertise to mentor and provide meaningful ways to assist WBOs from all sectors to grow their business. So exciting to share our vision.”
Barbara Mowat, OWIT International Partner, President, GroYourBiz Ltd.
“Being part of the Tampa Bay chapter of OWIT for the past year has been an empowering and eye-opening experience. As a young professional new to the world of global trade, I have found the support and knowledge I need to pave my own path. It’s a wonderful feeling to know I have not only my own chapter, but these fellow members around the world by my side as I learn and grow in my career.”
Madison Lawson, VP Membership, OWIT Tampa Bay, International Business Manager, Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp.
“OWIT taught me to push myself professionally by giving the opportunity to challenge what I thought I was capable of. The guidance and support I get from these ladies is paramount — not only for professional development but also personal growth.”
Maggie Henkin, Representative to OWIT International Board from Washington, DC Chapter , Manager, Public Advocacy, CompTIA
“I can remember starting my career in a strange town and wondering whether and how I could succeed when I found a brochure about OWIT. What I didn’t know then but know now is that joining this organization would not only be a huge step forward in my career but also a lifetime of mentoring, partnerships and friendship that has truly enriched my world. OWIT’s global network truly supports its members and provides an opportunity for growth no matter where one stands in their professional journey.”
Angela Marshall Hofmann, Past President, OWIT International , President, World Strategies, LLC.
“I am glad to have found OWIT. It has presented a great networking platform for me as a woman in international trade. I have interacted with other women in business from all over the world attending the 2019 OWIT International Conference in Tampa, Florida. The women have shared new ideas and experiences being in trade. I can only hang on in anticipation. The future looks really bright!!! Honored to have been one of the speakers representing Africa.”
Sabina Njonjo, OWIT Nairobi, Proprietor, Heel to Toe
OWIT has had a tremendous positive influence on both my professional and personal life. Over 17 years and during my interactions with 4 different chapters, my involvement with OWIT has led to at least one new job, significant board of director experience, several useful insights related to my profession in trade finance, and innumerable friends and business contacts.
Kollyn D. Kanz, Virtual Chapter Member, VP at U.S. Bank