OAK BROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The
CARA Group, Inc., an integrated human performance professional
services firm, specializing in all aspects of change management,
learning, and communications support, is proud to announce our national
certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business
Development Center (WBDC). The WBDC is a regional certifying partner of
the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
“We are excited to bring our clients and their procurement professionals
more in-depth services to further their diversity objectives in the
workplace. As an organization that is dependent upon talent in order to
thrive, diversity is not only fundamental to our expression of integrity
– it’s an imperative. We know the best work comes from diversity of
thought, inclusive dialogue, breadth of perspective, and from nurturing
an environment that makes that possible. CARA is proud to be certified
as a Women’s Business Enterprise and appreciates the WBENC’s advocacy
for women in business,” said President and CEO, Michelle Reid-Powell.
WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBDC is a
meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and a
site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the
business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or
By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations
and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering
diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity
About The CARA Group, Inc.:
CARA helps employees adapt to changes, learn new skills and abilities,
and align on expectations. In short, CARA consulting solutions help
people perform. We are thought partners, strategists, designers,
developers, technologists, trainers and technical writers, with deep
expertise in the human side of business performance. Because the best
way to develop the business is to develop the people who make it work.
To learn more about CARA, please contact Abby Splitt at 630.869.1953, or
866.401.2272, and online at www.caracorp.com.
Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business
development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned
and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business
Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300
Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s
most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other
entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org.