WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2020 – As global citizens prepare to fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic, I have been inspired by the individual stories of the women-owned businesses in the WEConnect International community and the resilience of my team and our supporters around the world.
By 2022, female entrepreneurs have the potential to boost the South African economy by R175 billion. In support of this vision, the annual conference of WEConnect International in South Africa with the support of platinum sponsors ExxonMobil and EY is being held in Sandton, Johannesburg. The conference, an annual gathering of amazing and successful women business owners and WEConnect international corporate members, is focused on encouraging the sustainable growth of women-owned businesses.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, February 9, 2020 – Women-owned businesses in Bangladesh need better access to markets and corporate value chains to boost the country’s inclusive growth and to create more jobs, the World Bank Group said Sunday at the Corporate Connect 2020 Conference & Business Fair.