The entrepreneur is a 59-year-old widow in the city of Mbeya, Tanzania. She has a covered dark corner space in an open market (photo below) where she sells soft drinks during the day, adds beer in the evenings, and also sells prepared meals in an adjacent space.
Starting a business is hard work. Unfortunately for women in STEM fields, it can be even harder.
Research shows that when women have control over their incomes, they invest in the health, education and well-being of their families. They also tend to reach out to propel other women forward, creating a powerful multiplier effect that benefits all of society.
For eighteen years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized leading businesses whose purpose-driven work makes the world around them a better place.
On March 6 and 7, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S.
In 2015, Samsung Electronics America announced a half-million dollar commitment to nonprofit Fisher House Foundation to help build four new Fisher Houses and bring state-of-the-art Samsung appliances, televisions, and electronics to curre
As consumers become more socially conscious, they are drawn to companies that pursue purpose, not just profit. Investing in women can serve as a promising way of optimizing business operations, attracting new customers, and improving livelihoods.
At Sealed Air, we recognize the service of our military veterans and value their experience. And this November, we are proud to announce our commitment to hiring veterans into five percent of available positions in Charlotte, NC.