Date: November 5, 2014
Participants: 60 Women Entrepreneurs
Partners: Qualcomm, ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN), U.S. Embassy, USAID
The Regional Policy Dialogue on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Advance AEC Development brought together the ASEAN SMEWG, AWEN members, private-sector stakeholders at the national and regional levels, and representatives from several international organizations. Participants shared good practices, success stories and lessons learned in fostering women entrepreneurship and enterprises. Participants also provided recommendations on how to incorporate gender mainstreaming to enhance women’s entrepreneurship and enterprise for SMEWG’s consideration in framing the ASEAN SME Strategic Action Plan 2016-2025 and its Implementation Roadmap for 2016-2025.