What does it take to become a successful woman entrepreneur? There were plenty of ideas at this month’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in the Netherlands, where USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick highlighted some of the ways USAID builds up women’s economic empowerment. That includes bridging the digital gender divide and committing to invest in women-owned businesses. Our work helps women—and countries—reach their full potential. 
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Administrator Mark Green is visiting programs in Africa this week, but before leaving he met with ACFVA members , honored fallen colleagues , and agreed with PepsiCo to work on increasing agricultural productivity in developing countries. And, after GES, Glick continued sharing USAID’s top priorities.
Digital Feature
Women entrepreneurs like Nigeria’s Affiong Williams are serving as catalysts for innovation, job creation, and economic growth―and are helping transform their countries in the process. Learn more about her entrepreneurial journey.
Collaborating with USAID
Through Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge , USAID and our partners are working to discover innovative solutions to challenges faced by more than 201 million people living amidst humanitarian crises. The application deadline is July 16.
USAID Leads
On the next episode, we’ll be talking about ways to strengthen USAID’s relief and response capabilities with the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance. The new episode drops in July.
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