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By: Arif Zafman, Executive Director, Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBW)

OPPORTUNITY FOR BILLION WOMEN

There are a billion women living in the Commonwealth, who are also 43% of the world’s poorest women. This underscores the fact that women in business, specifically women’s economic empowerment is everybody’s business. There are three macro drivers that will increasingly affect women in business in the Commonwealth and provide…...

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By: Arif Zafman, Executive Director, Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBW)

A Call for Innovative, Inclusive and Accessible Financing Mechanisms

In 2013, the Commonwealth Heads of Government “called for innovative, inclusive and accessible financing mechanisms as well as capacity building to advance women’s entrepreneurship.’ In May 2016 in the Seychelles, Small States across the Commonwealth (home to 31 such states), specifically said that they ‘should also explore the potential of…...

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By: A. Cecile Watson, Founder & CEO, pitchandchoose.com

Paying It Forward, The Secret Sauce To Grow Economies Through Entrepreneurship

Paying it forward should be as safe to do in business as it is in life.  But for us to think so, we must also believe that success is prolific and infinite. Many of exceptional experiences I have had and the meaningful things I have accomplished came my way because…...

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