UN Urges Support for Women Entrepreneurs in Conflict Areas

The bi-annual UN forum on entrepreneurship and innovation concluded its session in Bahrain, shining a spotlight on women entrepreneurs from conflict zones. Hosted in Manama, the 2024 World Entrepreneurship Investment Forum (WEIF) brought together inspiring businesswomen from Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Sudan, and Gaza, highlighting their resilience and innovation amidst adversity. During a panel discussion on ‘Women, Peace and Security’ and in exclusive interviews with UN News, these entrepreneurs shared poignant

SBA Supports Women Entrepreneurship Training Programmes

In a significant move to support women veteran entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced $300,000 in funding for three organisations to deliver the Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Programme (WVETP) locally. Headed by Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, the SBA is prioritising the support of over two million women veterans in the U.S. through initiatives like WVETP. These programmes

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