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WEConnect International is thrilled to partner with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to further our joint mission to empower women entrepreneurs around the globe to reach their fullest potential. The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (or, you could simplify to the Foundation) is driven by a vision of a world where women have equal opportunities and the capability, confidence, and capital necessary to create thriving enterprises and have stronger voices in their community. Together with WEConnect International, our partnership will open doors for our certified women business enterprises by providing complementary training, mentorship, and knowledge sharing opportunities while utilizing shared resources to drive market-access opportunity and increase visibility.
The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women supports women entrepreneurs in low and middle-income countries to build the capabilities, confidence and networks they need to become successful business owners. Driven by their vision of a world where women have equal opportunities to establish and grow enterprises, they empower women to bring about a brighter future for themselves and their communities. Working in collaboration with non-profit, private and public sector partners, they have supported over 141,000 women from 105 countries across all of their programs.
By combining mentoring with technology, their Mentoring Women in Business Program is pioneering a way to support women entrepreneurs through cross-border, personalised mentoring and online training. Across physical and cultural distances, people from around the world are coming together to change lives. WEConnect International is honoured to nominate women entrepreneurs for this distinctive program. To learn more about the Chair Blair Foundation for Women, visit their website.
The purpose of this DiversityInc questionnaire is to obtain a better understanding of how diversity and inclusion are conceptualized and executed globally. The organizations intends to examine what challenges global companies face, how they respond to these challenges and the best practices they have developed.
Data collected from this annual survey will form the basis for the data-driven benchmarking practices that recognize the better performing (that is, fair) companies and encourage all global companies to take advantage of the competitive edge that enhanced diversity and inclusion bring.
The business case for gender equality isn't just about women's leadership. Investing in Women: New Evidence for the BusinessCase shares new findings that show how IFC clients and partners have grown, profited, and innovated by closing gaps between men and women as employees, entrepreneurs, customers, and community stakeholders.