Video: Showcasing the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs

Rwanda was selected in 2019 to be one of only a few countries to pilot the White House’s new Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) training program called the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program (AWE). Beginning in October 2019, 33 Rwandan women learned to grow their entrepreneurship skills to start or scale up their businesses, including ...
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Overcoming barriers to women’s economic participation

U.S. Department of State OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 This week the Department of State welcomes the 18 participants of the inaugural International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) “W-GDP: Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Economic Participation.” The Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP), established by the White House and championed by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, is the ...
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