The Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) awarded ESS CEO Sheila Benson with a scholarship to the prestigious Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Energy Executive Program that will be held November 5-10 in Robert, LA.
“It is an honor for our CEO to have been chosen for the WBENC Energy [Executive] Program and an even greater honor for her to be awarded the WBEC South Scholarship for the program. At ESS, we pride ourselves in being constant learners, and this award and opportunity truly reflects that,” stated ESS Vice President of Marketing Brandt LaPish.
The WBENC Energy Executive Program is a weeklong, immersive executive education program with topics based in the energy, oil and gas industry to drive the development of Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) leaders within the energy industry supply chain. This program will focus on increasing the competitive advantage, capabilities and strategy development of each WBE. The intensive curriculum for this program will include key topics in business strategy, marketing, finance, leadership, and introduction to energy as well as an immersive half-day facility tour with hands-on exercises and real-life simulations of oilrig and process operations. All executive topics will be based on how they relate to the energy industry.
About WBEC South
Established in 1994, WBEC South’s mission is to advance and enhance business opportunities between corporations and women-owned businesses through a reputable certification program, education and professional growth opportunities. For more information, visit www.wbecsouth.org.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org