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Why we need more Wonder Women in...

June 7, 2017

Wonder Women just hit the charts recently as it connected to all the teenage girls around the world. The movie was a success because of the way it portrayed women – strong and empowered. It made a huge opening grossing $122.5 million worldwide. We have grown looking at superhero movies portraying the males in power. […]

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Siri for female entrepreneurs – Alice

June 5, 2017

The 52 year old Robin Bylenga, the owner and founder of Greenville based Pedal Chic has become an idol for female entrepreneurs. Before founding her own business of women’s athletic boutique, she used to work for a bike shop. Her first venture was to invest $500 which brought her a $1,500 return on women’s biking […]

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Share your perspective on Women Entrepreneurship

March 15, 2017

This week Perspective is incubating dialogue on women entrepreneurship at kickstart cafe and collecting stories for female led startups. The purpose of this activity is to highlight the challenges of female founders so that support networks could be plugged in. While all that happens, we feel its also important to share with you the need […]

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Herself@ PITB: Ensuring success for female entrepreneurs

February 22, 2017

Herself, designed to empower women in Pakistan is a program initiated by the entrepreneurship wing of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Their vision is to increase the number of females in the workforce even if they choose to stay at home. Action & Impact In only six months, the program has assisted approximately 100 women by […]

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Pakistani female entrepreneur at Berlin Symposium: The...

January 3, 2017

Technology is bringing people and organizations together, closer. Information technology in particular is bringing more transparency and accountability in society. So Is future in technologies difficult to predict? Not at all. Recently, in Berlin, over a hundred entrepreneurs and investors met to discuss ongoing technology related trends that are going to shape how we live […]

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Making Pakistan gender inclusive: CIRCLE’s #ElevatePak pledge...

December 31, 2016

CIRCLE Pakistan calls for inclusion of women on panels, conferences and conversations through the Elevate campaign. In business conferences held in Pakistan from January to June 2016, only 15% of speakers were women. Visibility of women leaders is critical to inspire young women and more inclusive dialogue is key for sustainable solutions for Pakistan’s progress. […]

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Join the CIRCLE movement: Changing the landscape...

December 12, 2016

CIRCLE Pakistan, founded by Sadaffe Abid, former COO and CEO of Kashf Foundation, works towards women’s economic empowerment and employment through innovative entrepreneurship and leadership labs, advocacy campaigns and research. CIRCLE is based on the belief that investing in women is the smartest economic venture of today and that when women develop, communities prosper and […]

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Reuter’s expert poll analysis: How social entrepreneurs...

December 5, 2016

Special Report The nascent term social entrepreneurship has much to embody, in terms of definition, data, literature, coverage, momentum and recognition, before it becomes a universally recognized concept. In order to fill the data gap, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, in collaboration with Deutsche Bank, UnLtd and the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network, conducted an expert’s poll […]

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Female entrepreneurs centre stage at World Bank’s...

December 3, 2016

The recently held Rung of WomenX event celebrated women innovators and entrepreneurs who ventured into the business, food, fashion, marketing, textile and IT sectors, and benefitted from leadership skills and acumen attained during the training programme. The WomenX Programme, a World Bank initiative, managed by Enclude, is aimed at providing business training and mentorship exclusively […]