Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment

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Opportunities and Challenges for Equity, Inclusive Growth, and Sustainability Conference

The Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) and Women’s Enterprise Scotland have joined forces to organize the first in a series of annual conferences on Women’s Economic Empowerment.

The Conference will feature thought leaders representing civil society, the private sector, public sector, and academia to share knowledge and engage participants in active dialog and problem solving to advance the women’s economic empowerment agenda for the benefit of all.

The goal of this conference is to craft solutions, define specific actions, and secure the commitment of our participants, partners and networks to act. The Call to Action and Commitments will be incorporated into our measurement, advocacy and entrepreneurship initiatives to support best practice and report on progress going forward.


Hon. Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera, Former President of Costa Rica, Prof. Barbara Orser, telfer School of Management University Ottwa, Dr. Yonette Thomas, Executive Director of ISUH, Amadou Mahtar Ba, co-Founder and Executive Chairman of AllAfrica Global Media, Dr. Nicola Patterson, Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University Business School, Prof. Alex Ezeh, Community Health, Drexel University and Prof. Ashish Joshi, School of Public Health and Health Policy of City University of New York are some of the key speakers. 

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