According to Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, the key to global economic development is women entrepreneurs.
When I began writing about women entrepreneurs in post-conflict countries with a trip to Rwanda in 2005, no one thought there was a story. I tried to mine government workers and international agency officials on the ground for interview ideas, only to be told that there were not enough small businesswomen in the country to make my trip worthwhile.
They were wrong.
What do women entrepreneurs worldwide need (want)? Three things:
1. Access to information.
2. Access to markets.
3. Access to capital.
Learn more here.
Another article authored by Lemmon for The New York Times here.
Posted by: Laurel Delaney