Sami Designs, LLC dba Jonäno Receives WBENC Certification

Sami Designs, LLC., dba Jonäno, a leading Eco Fashion Design House today announced that it has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise.

Pittsburgh, PA, December 05, 2010 --( Jonäno’s WBENC certification was issued by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

The WBENC certification for women-owned businesses is one of the most widely recognized and respected certifications in the nation. WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business as well as an on-site inspection conducted by the regional committee. The certification process is designed to confirm that the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by one or more women.

“We are proud to become a certified Women’s Business Enterprise,” said Bonnie Siefers, Founder Designer of Jonäno. “Certification will help leverage new visibility as a women-owned business to connect with larger businesses committed to diversity initiatives. We look forward to the new opportunities that our WBENC certification will bring while we also aim to add value as a WBENC vendor.”

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

About the Women’s Business Alliance & WBENC

The Women’s Business Alliance and The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs. For more information, please visit

About Jonäno

Jonäno is an eco fashion house that developed the concept of 'organic essentialism' that underpins the collection; an advocate of slow fashion, Jonäno believes that style and quality are essential to sustainable design.

Bonnie Siefers