The Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED), and new international digital campaign with the hashtag #ChooseWomen is a grassroots movement that empowers, celebrates and supports women in business worldwide. Women are the number contributors to a countries economy and supporting them is crucial to the development of any community.
Launched in 2014, WEDO works globally to empower women and girls to become active participants in the economy by igniting a network of women leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to initiate startups, drive economic expansion, and advance communities around the world. In order to achieve this ambitious goal, WEDO builds and catalyzes the vital networks of like-minded individuals and organizations that women business leaders need to realize their full potential and change the world.
Their movement has grown to be celebrated in 144 countries and 110 universities. They convene Business Leaders, Government Officials and the Civil society to collaborate and find solutions in critical areas of entrepreneurship eco-systems, education and policy creation to empower women in business.
Read more about WED and their social impact here
Since it’s a worldwide event you can search for the nearest event in your country and participate in the rich discussions that question education, entrepreneurship, women issues, poverty etc……
Particularly in Africa, the event will be taking place in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, DRC, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa etc……..
If you are in Benin and wish to showcase your product, attend the conference and engage with new people on the 25th November 2017, fill this form.
Checkout their event in your local community by visiting their website.