Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bishop-Wisecarver Group President Selected as one of the Astra Leadership Forum Committee Representatives

 Bishop-Wisecarver Group, a WBENC-certified, woman-owned family of companies, announced today that their President, Pamela Kan, has been selected as one of the Astra Leadership Forum Committee Representatives (FCR). Astra is a regional partner organization for the Women’s Business EnterpriseNational Council (WBENC), the national organization providing certification for women-owned business.  Kan will serve in this new role while also maintaining her position as Astra’s founding chair of the Women in Manufacturing Group.

Astra Women's Business Alliance was established in 2000 as a non-profit committed to driving real change for women in business. Astra is a regional partner office (RPO) for WBENC and represents successful women business owners in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Northern California and Washington.

The Leadership Forum serves in an advisory capacity providing input and feedback to WBENC.  Forum leaders represent the voice of all women business enterprises and participate in programming opportunities such as development and networking with corporate and government entities.

“Serving with Astra is a great opportunity to help other female business owners connect, learn and find success,” stated Pamela Kan, President of Bishop-Wisecarver Group. “In this new role, I look forward to being a liaison between the Astra’s WBEs businesses and WBENC so that our specific regional concerns and ideas can be addressed.  By working together, we will all be more successful.”

Kan will begin her new role as Astra’s Leadership Forum Committee Representative in November at the annual WBENC Committee and Board of Directors Meeting in Maryland.

Have questions about Pamela Kan's new role or being certified as a woman-owned business? Post your questions below or contact us at mteam@bwc.com!