Goldman Sachs, gets it, at least on how important it is for companies to help women entrepreneurs expand their businesses globally. In a research report earlier this year, Goldman estimated the following:
That improving female education in the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and 11 other developing countries could boost per-capita income by as much as 14% over baseline projections by 2020.
Earlier this year, Goldman announced it would earmark $100 million to train female entrepreneurs in developing nations through dozens of short-term certificate programs in business and management education to be offered around the globe. The first “class” of 23 small-business owners just completed studies at the Pan-African University in Lagos a few weeks ago.
We all know that global women entrepreneurs spur economic growth. Read more about it here.