WPEC, AIM, UN Woman and AWLN Webinar | Building back a resilient post-COVID-19 economy: How to empower women businesses within a balanced ecosystem?
Worldwide, COVID-19 exceeded the level of global health emergency to become an unprecedented phenomenon of socioeconomic damage and regression. Globally, 6.2% of women entrepreneurs own established businesses, about two-thirds the rate of men and although they are known to be ambitious and resilient, they have been literally tortured by the COVID-19 pandemic harmful consequences. The already existing challenging barriers to business that they had to overcome were overloaded by the pandemic tremendous effect that impacted society and economy worldwide. Entrepreneurs are most successful when they operate in a well balanced ecosystem in which they have a direct and free access to financial, technological and economical resources whereas with the world devastation by the COVID-19 pandemic, all entrepreneurs need a support especially women. In this webinar, the focus will be on how can women owned businesses/entrepreneurs preserve their health and wellbeing, recover from the pandemic’s negative outcome and continue to lead the kind of lives that they value.