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March 5th, 2019 - Join Us at the OWIT IWD Workshop from 8am-11am.
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ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE (OWIT) 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP.
Bridging the Gap- Empowering Business to Go Global
OWIT- Nairobi members have identified the core constraints that impede women entrepreneurs from accessing new opportunities in foreign markets through trade. The workshop is structured to address the challenges that hinder upscaling to the global trade arena. Some of these challenges include:
The event will focus on solutions to those challenges, based on the experience of private-sector leaders from globally competitive enterprises and of public-sector policymakers who work to enable trade through market-opening efforts.
This workshop targets key influences and actors who are instrumental in expanding the space for women enterprises in global markets and increasing the capacity of women entrepreneurs to participate in international trade.
Attendees to this event will be women entrepreneurs and business owners from various sectors, policymakers in charge of women-focused programs at the local, national, and regional government level and senior level decision-makers in charge of or involved in the implementation of trade policies. Financial institutions offering products and services specifically tailored to women-owned enterprises and organizations that focus on entrepreneurship development and global trade.