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Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Publication Establishes the Business Case for Gender-Responsive Procurement NEW YORK -Friday 6 May 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA) today announced the publication of an Advocacy Brief titled “Procurement’s strategic value: Why gender-responsive procurement makes business sense” which presents compelling evidence of the benefits for strengthening the...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Event at the 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Calls... -Friday 1 April 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Recognizing the intersecting relationship between climate change and gender inequality, on March 18 the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA) brought together senior representatives of its founding partners to discuss the key role of women entrepreneurship in leading...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Welcomes International Telecommunication Union as New UN Partner in Bridging... -Wednesday 9 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A landmark McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 if underserved women around the world are given access to crucial digital skills education. This alarming gap informed the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator’s...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Launches Online Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme for Women Around the... -Wednesday 12 January 2022      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), today announced the global launch of its online entrepreneurship curriculum designed to inspire, educate, and empower women entrepreneurs around the world. The Online Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme was first announced...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Announces Partnership With Commonwealth to Drive Change for Women... -Friday 29 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), a strategic multi-partnership convening five UN agencies and Mary Kay Inc., is today joining forces with the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBWN) to empower and support underserved women entrepreneurs across the 54...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Celebrates Second Anniversary by Announcing Impactful Initiatives to Drive... -Saturday 25 September 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), a strategic multi-partnership initiative established by five UN agencies and Mary Kay Inc., is today celebrating its second-year anniversary by announcing progress on several programmes designed to impact 5 million women around...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Joined Generation Equality Forum for Gender-Responsive Procurement Panel... -Tuesday 13 July 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), a leading driver for increased women’s economic participation, joined the Generation Equality Forum in Paris (June 30-July 2) through the “Drivers of Change” Program. 26 years after the Beijing Declaration, the Generation...