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By Madeleine White Last week was Week of Women and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). It is not surprising therefore that I was involved in two thought leadership events – both looking at different perspectives of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the players and policies that shape it. The first event was hosted by the FCO’s Wilton […]
Madeleine White explores what shared learning actually means within the charity sector, using insights from the NPC Ignites annual conference which explored how this influential sector could catalyze its own relevance and impact within an unprecedented period of change. Speaking at last week’s NPC Ignites Conference, Red Cross chief Mike Adamson stated that too many charities […]
By Madeleine White Reflections on Trade+ Impact summit, in Ifrane, Morocco 19-23rd September 2016 Designed to increase the impact women-led social enterprises have in their communities, the inaugural Trade +Impact summit in Ifrane, Morocco focussed on addressing 2 key sectors: Craft/textiles (by hand) and Agribusiness for cosmetics. The idea of an event that linked real business being […]
THE ROLE OF UGANDA’S POLICY FRAMEWORK IN PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE GROWTH FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED LOCAL ENTERPRISES
By Sanne Schouwenburg, Challenges Worldwide ICS Team Leader in Kampala, Uganda (2016) To hear more from Sanne, visit sanneschouwenburg.com When volunteering for Challenges Worldwide (CW) as a team leader in Uganda I had the pleasure to welcome Jane Nalunga from the Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) to one of our weekly team meetings. Jane was […]
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