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Vital Voices Global Partnership and American University Program on Gender Analysis in Economics (PGAE) will host a panel discussion on "How Can Entrepreneurship Empower Poor Women?"  Panelists Caren Grown, Senior Director, Gender... read more

Apr 8, 2015
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The MIF’s Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEEmpower) Initiative and NEXSO want to identify the most innovative solutions from mentoring programs that are supporting women entrepreneurs with a proven methodology and positive impact... read more

Apr 6, 2015
Dana Settle is pictured age 27 at a meeting at the Mayfield Fund in 2000.

Article by Nina Burleigh. Cross-posted from Newsweek.On a spring afternoon last year at an outdoor café in San Francisco, two... read more

Feb 12, 2015
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TechWomen empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East by providing them the access and... read more

Jan 8, 2015
Tribal women observe land demarcation in Odisha, India

This article by Cheryl Doss and Caitlin Kieran is cross-posted from the CGIAR blog.Tribal women observe land demarcation in Odisha, India.Advocacy and development organizations often cite claims that “women own... read more

Sep 29, 2014
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This article by Garam Dexter is cross-posted from The World Bank's Private Sector Development (Financial Inclusion) News."Financial inclusion." This phrase has been found in several recent reports. But what does “... read more

Sep 25, 2014
The business case for lending to women

There is an $86 billion credit gap in Latin America and the Caribbean for women-led SMEs.

To help address this gap, in 2012 the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the International Development Bank's (IDB) Structured... read more

Sep 22, 2014
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A new report by Babson College on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women initiative has found that training and education for women entrepreneurs positively affect emerging economies by increasing revenues and creating jobs,... read more

Sep 15, 2014
Maria Cantwell on Lending Fairness

Reliable access to capital is a prerequisite for small business success. But while ... read more

Sep 5, 2014

This article was written by Sarah Kaplan, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management, and Jackie VanderBrug, Senior Vice President and Investment Strategist at U.S. Trust. Across a... read more

Sep 5, 2014