EMPRETEC - Entrepreneurship training

Empretec is a flagship capacity-building programme of UNCTAD for the promotion of entrepreneurship and micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) to facilitate sustainable development and inclusive growth.





Women in Business Awards 2020

The 7th edition of the Empretec Women in Business Awards was held virtually to recognize the contributions of inspiring women entrepreneurs trained by the Empretec programme and to celebrate their success in the world of business.

Meet the finalists

Afnan Kamel Ali (Jordan)

Eureka Tech Academy, Education for students under 18 years old on technology, innovation, programming, and engineering

Paula Itati de la Vega Sánchez (Argentina)

Bioita « utensilios de caña », manufacturing of ecological products

Agda Oliver (Brazil)

Meu Mecânico, Mechanical services for vehicles

Sandra Milena Sánchez Valenzuela (Colombia)

Agencia Internacional SHARK, Digital business and marketing services

Ana María Villavicencio Flores (Ecuador)

Finca Agroturística Don Antonio, Agrotourism and gastronomy

Kayan Motashaw (India)

LivRite Foods, Manufacture of honey “Beelicious”

Julian Nyamahunge Omalla (Uganda)

Delight Uganda Ltd, Processing, packaging and distributing popular fruit drink “Cheers”

Sandra Anne Ghouse (Malaysia)

3E Training and Education Sdn Bhd – Soft skills and corporate training company

Nicoleta Hritcu (Romania)

SC Retro Food SRL and SC Cuptorul Moldovencei SRL, Manufacturing and sale of bread, cakes, and fresh pastry

Hadija Jabiri Pheri (Tanzania)

GBRI Business Solutions Company Limited, Growing, packaging, and exporting vegetables and fruits