Liderança Group Receives WBENC Certification

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Liderança Group recently announced that it has received prestigious and national certification from The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) and their third-party partner, the Astra Women’s Business Alliance.

“The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC’s) certification is accepted by more than 1000 major corporations representing America’s most respected brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities,” explains the WBENC website.

With diversity as an integral part of business today, this certification allows partners, vendors and potential clients to choose a WBENC certified business to ensure companies are committing to fostering equity in their partnership choices.

“The work of the Liderança Group is phenomenal,” explained Marya Woods, Chief Executive Officer at Apex Manufacturing Solutions. “As a woman-owned business myself, I understand the unique challenges and opportunities. I commend Cathy and her team!”

WBENC’s national standard of certification is offered as a 3rd party certification by the Astra Women’s Business Alliance Certification Committee. This highly regarded certification is the culmination of an arduous process, ensuring only the best businesses are certified. To be WBENC certified, a business must be at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by women or a woman.

“I’m truly honored to receive this recognition for something my team and I wholly believe in,” explains Cathy Light, CEO of Lideranca Group. “As leaders, we must pay close attention to diversity in our own organizations and business choices; I’m proud both as a woman and business owner to continue to influence and inspire our nation’s next leaders.”

With over 20 employees and consultants, Liderança Group is growing quickly, helping businesses and organizations focus and ignite their leadership for meaningful growth- making a mark on their industry like never before.

About Liderança Group 
The Liderança Group is an unique consulting firm that applies the principles that have made some of Silicon Valley’s most famous companies so successful – helping new and mature organizations navigate the waters of disruption or expansion. Learn more at: and their brands ; and