BWCCI-CIPE Partnership in Bangladesh Wins First Place in Global Partnership Case Study Competition

03.04.2015 | Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) today announced its first place win in the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation multi-stakeholder case studies competition.

The winning case study, “Partnering to Empower Female Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh,” was one of over a dozen studies submitted to the competition. It focuses on the Bangladesh Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (BWCCI) CIPE-supported work with women-owned businesses to promote economic growth and women’s economic empowerment through supporting female entrepreneurship in the country.

“CIPE is very appreciative of the support we received from all those who voted,” said John D. Sullivan, CIPE’s chief executive. “Our innovative partnership with BWCCI is using public-private dialogue to create opportunities for women entrepreneurs striving to start and grow businesses in Bangladesh. It is gratifying to receive attention for this important work.”

CIPE also submitted another case study describing its partnership with the National Union of Small and Medium Businesses in Senegal titled, “Helping Small and Medium Businesses Thrive in Senegal.” The case study took third place.

For more information on the competition, visit the Global Partnership website.

The Global Partnership is an international forum that helps bring nations, businesses, civil society, and organizations together to end poverty through the promotion of funding, knowledge, and policy for maximum impact in economic development.