How can women get the training that will get them the jobs that use their full potential?
Economic growth starts with an individual. They might be an entrepreneur looking for capital to start a dream business, a young student seeking technical training to land a better job, or a returning veteran looking for new opportunities in the country they just defended.
We invite you to join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, United Nations Office for Partnerships, and UN Women this March for the 2015 annual International Women's Day Forum. Join more than 500 private and public sector leaders to explore empowerment solutions that bridge opportunity gaps and result in increased economic agency and independence for women and girls around the world.
Everyday, businesses work to empower individuals and entire communities around the world. Our latest report,Global Economic Empowerment: Private Sector Solutions at Each Stage of Development, explores how businesses are creating a better world through empowerment.
What do women need to gain skills to be economically empowered? This was the first question asked at the breakout session on Developing Skills, Financial Literacy, and Support for Women Entrepreneurs which was moderated by Kara Valikai from the U.S.
CWB’s latest research highlights the growing impact of women entrepreneurs and small business owners on the American economy.
America faces an ever-rising tide of red ink. We prioritize consumption over investment—the past over the future—and lock these commitments in with automatic spending increases that consume an ever-greater share of our federal budget.