Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places | 2-15-17

The Center for International Private Enterprise
invites you to a panel discussion on:

Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2:00 – 3:30 pm

RSVP

1211 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

Refreshments will be provided

All over the world, myriad challenges make it difficult for women to become economically empowered. These impediments include societal constraints and unsupportive policy environments. Yet, the drive to improve their lives through entrepreneurship is strong in many women— even in some of the toughest places to get ahead. Panel speakers will share their experiences helping to create opportunity for women in Papua New Guinea, Afghanistan, and the Middle East, and will discuss best practices for building an environment where businesswomen can thrive.

Panelists:

  • Eli Webb, Country Director for Papua New Guinea, CIPE
  • Muzhgan Wafiq AlokozaiOwner, Impressive Consulting and Former President, Afghanistan’s Peace Through Business Network
  • Middle East Expert, to be confirmed
  • John MorrellRegional Director for Asia, CIPE (discussion moderator)