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Masooma Sibtain: Advocating for Women Entrepreneurs in Pakistan

04.18.2018
Masooma Sibtain is a pioneer in Pakistan, an entrepreneur who is paving the way and inspiring other businesswomen to take on leadership roles in her country and throughout South Asia. In a particularly notable accomplishment, she was the first woman elected vice president of the Federation of Pakis...

Closing the Global Gender Gap

03.29.2018
Women entrepreneurs offer a myriad of benefits for their economies and societies over all. Yet, around the world, there are still many barriers to women starting businesses. This year’s International Women’s Day campaign—Press for Progress—focused on addressing an alarming projection: at th...

Partner Portraits: Sri Lanka’s Rezani Aziz

03.09.2018
Economic empowerment for women continues to be a top concern worldwide. One inspirational leader and CIPE partner is Rezani Aziz, who recently founded the Federation of Women Entrepreneur Associations of Sri Lanka (FWEASL). Nearly 40 percent of women there are unemployed. Aziz described some of the...

Countering Afghanistan’s Drug Trade Requires Meaningful Economic Reform

02.21.2018
The past year in Afghanistan has been marked by a continued deterioration of political, economic, and security conditions. Analysts estimate that a full one-third of the country is under Taliban control or is contested between insurgent and government forces, while the National Unity Government’s...

Will a Federal Form of Government Succeed in South Asia’s Newest Democracy?

11.22.2017
On November 26, millions of Nepalis peacefully voted in the country’s first general election since the end of the Maoist civil war and the end of the Monarchy. In the first phase of a two-phase election, Nepalis voted to elect 275 members to the House of Representatives and, historically, to elec...

Democracy that Delivers #93: Rezani Aziz on Women Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

11.14.2017 |
In 1988, Rezani Aziz joined the Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka to network with other business women. Almost three decades later, she’s now the founder of the Federation of Women Entrepreneur Associations in Sri Lanka (FWEASL) and CEO of Adfactors PR. In this week’s podc...
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