All Past Events
Financing Women Entrepreneurs for Growth
Women entrepreneurs in Africa have historically had more limited business networks than men. With advances in technology reaching around the world, there is a growing opportunity to use technology to break this divide. Francisco... read more
Apr 29, 2014
Washington, DC
Francisco Campos, Speaker
and others
Seminar
Financing Women Entrepreneurs for Growth
Registration is now closed.The development community is beginning to understand the common constraints to women's entrepreneurship in developing countries, but what are the specific constraints in individual countries? What is the... read more
Dec 12, 2013
Washington , DC
Ruta Aidis, Gender-GEDI Project Director, GMU
and others
Seminar
Growing Economies Through Women’s Entrepreneurship Series
Emerging research reveals significant barriers to growth among women-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Women business-owners of SMEs often cite lack of appropriate credit as a top challenge. However, relatively little... read more
Jun 12, 2013
Washington, DC
Lara Storm
and others
Seminar
Growing Economies Through Women’s Entrepreneurship Series
Sourcing from women-owned businesses increases supplier diversity for multinational retailers such as Walmart, for whom the majority of employees and customers are women. Yet there are still a range of challenges to be overcome... read more
Mar 28, 2013
Washington, DC
Caren Grown (Moderator)
and others
Seminar
Growing Economies Through Women’s Entrepreneurship Series
USAID partners with countries which have unique cultural and economic challenges, where a range of approaches have evolved for women seeking to start or grow their businesses into small and medium enterprises (SMEs). In this seminar... read more
Dec 7, 2012
Washington, DC
Caren Grown (Moderator)
and others
Seminar
Special Event
USAID and the World Bank are pleased to launch the "Women’s Leadership in Small & Medium Enterprises" initiative, a new four-year, $8.5-million initiative which supports innovative interventions to reduce barriers to entry and... read more
Nov 13, 2012
Washington, DC
Wendy Abt
and others
Conference
Growing Economies Through Women’s Entrepreneurship Series
USAID is launching the "Growing Economies Through Women's Entrepreneurship" seminar series to delve deeper into the constraints women face in owning and managing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries. The... read more
Jun 8, 2012
Washington, DC
Anastasia de Santos (Moderator)
and others
Online