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WEI Advisory Council Members during the 2019 Conference #WEIPress: Celebrating International Women’s Day and the Formation of the WEI Advisory Council

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, the 2020 theme I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights could not be more relevant or more aligned to the Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) objectives and founding WEI pillars to support women’s economic empowerment worldwide. Read more

Participants during the WEI Conference November 2019 in Edinburgh Scotland

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#WEIPress: Women’s Economic Imperative Post-Conference Statement

The conference in Edinburgh, Scotland brought together thought leaders from every continent representing civil society, the private sector, public sector, and academia.  As a group, they shared knowledge and engaged participants in active dialog and problem-solving to advance the women’s economic empowerment agenda for the benefit of all. WEI’s goal for this conference was to craft solutions, define specific actions, and mobilize commitments by participants, partners and networks to act and make an impact. Following is the post-conference statement. Read More

#WEIPress: January 2020 International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

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#WEIPress: January 2020 International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women’s Economic Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges for Equity, Inclusive Growth, and Sustainability were discussed during the first international Conference held in November in Scotland and presented by the Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) in partnership with Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES). The conference focussed on engaging participants in active dialog and catalysing concrete actions to help advance the global agenda. Read More.

International conference focuses on womens economic empowerment #WEIPress: International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES), the community interest company which focuses on the contribution women’s enterprise makes to the Scottish economy, is joining forces with the Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) to host Scotland’s first Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference in Edinburgh from Novemeber 24 – 26 2019. Read More


WEI In The Media

Diversity Is Smart Business And Investment, Say Wealth Managers - Tom Burroughes, Group Editor WealthBriefing, London, 20 February 2020 Diversity Is Smart Business And Investment, Say Wealth Managers – WealthBriefing February 20 2020 Tom Burroughes, Group Editor WealthBriefing, London, 20 February 2020 -www.wealthbriefing.com https://www.wealthbriefing.com/html/article.php?id=186393#.Xk7KO0qnzIV

Professor Sue Black to highlight tech benefits at Women’s Economic Empowerment eventThe Scotsman 24 November 2019 Professor Sue Black to highlight tech benefits at Women’s Economic Empowerment event-The Scotsman November 24, 2109 https://www.scotsman.com/business/professor-sue-black-to-highlight-tech-benefits-at-women-s-economic-empowerment-event-1-5051104
Women's economic empowerment conference opens in Edinburgh - The InsiderWomen’s economic empowerment conference opens in Edinburgh – The Insider November 25 2019 – The Insider 25 November 2019 https://www.insider.co.uk/news/womens-economic-empowerment-conference-opens-20956061
Media release: International conference to focus on women’s economic empowerment launches in ScotlandInternational conference to focus on women’s economic empowerment launches in Scotland Allmedia scotlandhttp://www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/140683/media-release-international-conference-to-focus-on-womens-economic-empowerment-launches-in-scotland/
Influencing positive change – the Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference Influencing positive change – the Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference Standard Life Aberdeen https://www.standardlifeaberdeen.com/news-and-media/news-articles/2019/december-2019/influencing-positive-change-the-womens-economic-empowerment-conference

 

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International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

International Conference Focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment

January 24, 2020 - By WEI Media Team
Women's Economic Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges for Equity, Inclusive Growth, and Sustainability were discussed during the first international Conference held in November in Scotland and presented by the Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) in partnership with Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES). The conference focussed on engaging participants in active dialog and catalysing concrete actions to help advance the global agenda
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