We are living in a new era of business, one where international trade and e-commerce have almost completely taken shape. This new era of business and innovation has opened up the world to an entirely new demographic of invigorated and inspired business leaders: women.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works to promote and empower women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards and in the C-suite; mentoring women at all stages of their careers; and building a network for women entrepreneurs to encourage peer-to-peer networking, education, and professional growth.
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The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, in partnership with the Center for Women in Business, hosted “The Role of Business in Empowering Women” at the United Nations Headquarters on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012. (Photo Slideshow) A simultaneous tweet chat took place with hundreds of participants watching online and discussing the event using #CSRwomen.
The full event is available for viewing in the videos below.
A Center for Women in Business was launched to expand our knowledge of how women excel in different types of organizations.