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.
On March 4 and 5, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, UN Women, and United Nations Office for Partnerships will celebrate International Women’s Day in New York City. This annual forum brings together leaders committed to the economic empowerment of women.
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.