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Astana hosts first Day of Women's Entrepreneurship

Kazakhstan for the first time became part of the global initiative of Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED). In this connection, the Women's Entrepreneurship Day is being held. It brought together representatives of the Kazakh capital to support business.
Nur-Sultan19 November , 12:46

"International Organization for the celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship Day appointed officials in more than 140 countries to organize and conduct activities to motivate women entrepreneurs. On this day 144 countries, 110 universities host events to honor women entrepreneurs. Kazakhstan рфы joined the initiative for the first time. We have decided it was necessary to organize a platform for women entrepreneurs to support them, to inspire, encourage new ideas", - official representative of the Women's Entrepreneurship Day in Kazakhstan Merey Mustafina said.

The initiative of the Women's Entrepreneurship Day has been supported the Council of Business Women of the "Atameken" NCE. The strategic partner is the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

The event participants will discuss women's entrepreneurship support programs implemented by the EBRD, the Entrepreneurship Support Fund "Damu", UNDP in Kazakhstan. Business women are going to talk about the benefits of own business, leadership and share the rules of life of women entrepreneurs.

Note, in 2015, the WED event was attended by more than 35 000 participants worldwide. This year, the organizing committee plans to increase the number of participants and form a group of experts from the female leaders.

Reference: Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) - a worldwide scale initiative on business and financial support, motivating women. In order to improve the situation of poor people, the WED assisted 4 billion women to start a business.