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Advocating for Expanded Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs in Nepal

03.30.2020
Across South Asia, many women entrepreneurs face several formal and informal obstacles that prevent them from participating fully in the economy. To address these challenges, CIPE supported the Federation of Women Entrepreneurs’ Association of Nepal (FWEAN) to better engage with its members and a...

Gender Inclusive Policy Reforms in Pakistan – Progress Since 2017

03.26.2020
Pakistan was recently ranked 151 out of 153 on the global gender parity index, according to a World Economic Forum report. To help combat this issue, CIPE and its partners have worked towards women empowerment through policy reforms since 2006. In a country that has been performing poorly on the Ge...

Democracy That Delivers #194: What Can Business Do To Combat Corruption?

03.24.2020 |
Dr. Elizabeth David-Barrett, Professor of Governance and Integrity and Director of the Centre for the Study of Corruption, University of Sussex, joins Associate Program Officer for CIPE’s Anti-Corruption and Governance Center in this podcast. They discuss major trends in the global anti-corru...

Demonstrate Strength in Uncertain Times

03.23.2020
As one private-sector leader put it, business “associations were made for times such as these.” Experts Bob Harris and William Pawlucy, both longtime CIPE partners, advise organizations on how to demonstrate strength during uncertain times in this new Multibriefs Exclusive article: https://...

Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for University Students in PNG

03.23.2020
In 2015, CIPE launched an initiative in collaboration with the Australian and United States governments to encourage, support, and reward women’s entrepreneurship in Papua New Guinea. Phase I of this project laid the groundwork for the emergence of an “entrepreneurial ecosystem,” including th...

Despite Obstacles, Guatemalan Entrepreneur Finds Success

03.13.2020
Being an entrepreneur in Latin America is difficult.   Being an entrepreneur in a city that is hours away on a winding road from the capital city in Guatemala is even harder. In addition, as a woman, the challenge of being a successful entrepreneur is even greater. Women face many cultural barrie...

CIPE Celebrates Women’s History Month

03.04.2020
CIPE is celebrating International Women’s History Month in March.   Throughout the month of March, CIPE will be publishing and revisiting content related to our work in women’s programming around the globe, and highlighting our Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment (CWEE) la...

Entrepreneurship Profiles – Connecting Across Communities and Cultures

02.28.2020
Connecting Across Communities and Cultures   “The Cuisine of LIFE” Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War has forced than 5.6 million people to flee the country, with 3.6 million in Turkey. In light of this massive influx of refugees, Turkey is in need of durable, innovative solutions that create...

Entrepreneurship Profiles – Empowering Individuals

02.28.2020
Empowering Individuals North Macedonia North Macedonia has one of Europe’s highest youth unemployment rates. Entrepreneurship is driven by necessity. Roughly half of its population under the age of 29 considers leaving to look for opportunities elsewhere, but opportunities are on the rise. For the...

February is Entrepreneurship Month at CIPE

02.19.2020
February 2020 is Entrepreneurship Month at CIPE! We are highlighting stories on some of our programs from past, present, and future related to entrepreneurship. All stories will be featured here, and will fall under the categories of: Empowering Individuals Connecting Across Communities and Culture...
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