eTRADE FOR WOMEN eMASTERCLASS - Making women thrive in the digital economy: Operating a more resilient business in times of crisis


08 - 10 juillet 2020
Online event, using Cisco Webex platform.
Online course

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The eTrade for Women eMasterclass 

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and its partners are organizing the second eTrade for Women eMasterclass for Africa, from 8 to 10 July 2020, under the theme ‘Making women thrive in the digital economy – Operating a more resilient business in times of crisis’.

This eMasterclass, designed for women digital entrepreneurs in selected English-speaking East African countries,  will help them better harness the digital transformations of their economies and societies, by:
• Strengthening their skills and abilities to grow a digital business, generate growth and ultimately contribute to sustainable development,
• Contributing to the emergence of an eTrade for Women network of women operating in the digital ecosystem of the region,
• Fostering a public-private dialogue between entrepreneurs and local policy-makers for a more inclusive digital economy.
 
This programme is supported by the Government of the Netherlands and implemented in cooperation with eTrade for all partners.
 
Interested in joining? Please fill the online application form available here no later than 25 June 2020.
 
To learn more about the eMasterclass please download the Aide-mémoire available in the 'Documents' tab.


Live Public Sessions​

The eMasterclass will feature two live sessions open to the public:

The first online public session will be a Fireside Chat with Ms. Clarisse Iribagiza, eTrade for Women Advocate, and Founder & CEO of He He Labs, hosted by Dr. Monica Kerrets-Makau, Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Africa Hub. It will take place on Wednesday 8 July 2020, from 11.15 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. (GMT+2). Through this inspirational session, Ms. Iribagiza will share her experience as a successful young female digital entrepreneur and discuss how to overcome challenges and leverage technology to generate economic opportunities for women. 

To attend this online session please register here

The second online public session will be a Policy Dialogue entitled ‘Creating a vibrant digital economy in times of Covid-19: Best Practices from selected East-African countries’, to be held on Friday 10 July 2020, from 12.45 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. (GMT+2). The Policy Dialogue will offer a unique opportunity for senior policymakers from the region and participating women entrepreneurs to engage in an interactive discussion on ways and means to create a business environment that is more conducive to women digital entrepreneurship. 

To attend this online session please register here​

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Sponsor / funding:
Government of the Netherlands

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