Women’s Economic Empowerment and Barriers to Digital Entrepreneurship

09.20.2022 | Flyer


The Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment (CWEE) at CIPE advances gender equality in emerging markets to build more inclusive, thriving economies and democracies that deliver for all citizens. This briefer outlines how CIPE approaches can reduce barriers to digital entrepreneurship to promote women’s economic empowerment (WEE). This briefer lists some examples of CIPE programming and presents areas of interest for future research, project design, and policy exploration.

Breaking Down Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship Online

CIPE supports women entrepreneurs in gaining the skills they need to thrive in the digital age. Through trainings that focus on upskilling, reskilling, and strengthening digital literacy, CIPE and its partners seek to remove barriers to digital entrepreneurship by empowering women to become leaders online.