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Town Hall Meeting on Women's Empowerment through Entrepreneurship
14 noviembre 2012
15:30-18:00 hrs., Salle XIV, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Suiza

Aspectos Salientes

15:30 - 16:00 hrs. Welcome/Registration
16:00 - 16:.15 hrs.

Opening remarks

  • H.E. Ambassador Betty E. King, United States of America
  • H.E. Ambassador Juan José Gómez Camacho, Mexico

Panel discussions
Moderator: Susan Joekes, Donors Committee for Enterprise Development

16:15 - 16:55 hrs.

Panel 1: Starting your business from the ground up

  • Dr. Cori Gorman, Chief Executive Officer of BioXpress Therapeutics, United States of America
  • Ms. Yolanda Patricia Moreno Sol, International Trade Consultant, YeXpand, Mexico
  • Ms. Bendicte Foucart, President and Managing Director, ValeurAbsolue, Switzerland
17:05 - 17:45 hrs.

Panel 2: Leveraging support networks for scaling-up

  • Ms. Nicola Ehlermann-Cache, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Middle East and North Africa Women’s Business Forum, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Ms. Bineta Diop, Executive Director, Femmes Africa Solidarité, Geneva
  • Ms. Achamyelesh Ashenafi, President, Addis Ababa Women Entrepreneurship Association
17:45 - 18:00 hrs. Concluding remarks
18:00 - 19:30 hrs. Reception
Organizado con:UN agencies, UNDP. ILO, WIPO, ITC, UNITAR, YEN and Geneva Economic Development Office, GENILEM and the University of Geneva
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