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Do you have a business idea or product that could benefit women in the Global South?
Join us for a day of collaborative learning to examine and share sustainable social enterprise concepts and opportunities.
In celebration of national International Development Week (February 5-11, 2012) which will focus on the theme of "empowering women and girls", this workshop will aim to raise awareness and share business development ideas among diverse business cohorts such as: women in business; fair trade firms and diaspora or international businesses focused on impacting women in the Global South. Men and women with great ideas are welcome!
The full-day event will include presentations by practitioners, as well as the opportunity to refine and present your own idea in front of a panel of experts ("the Dragons"). In order to participate, you should be willing to share your idea(s) and expertise with other participants.
Date: Friday February 10, 2012
Time: 9:30am to 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Vancouver. Details to be confirmed upon acceptance.
There is no fee for the workshop. Space is limited to 20 participants.
Applicants will be selected based on their desire to use the principles of social enterprise to make a difference in the Global South and their willingness to share their ideas with the group.
If you have a product or concept in mind, please press "Register" to submit an application to participate before noon ("12PM") on Sunday, January 29th, 2012. The selected participants will be informed by Wednesday, February 1st.
9:30am - 3:30pm Workshop: learning module & group work
Closed for 20 participants
3:30pm - 5:00pm Presentations and Networking Reception
Open to all
If you have any questions, please contact us by email or phone:
Ms. Umeeda Switlo (Cuso-International): 604-566-3368
Ms. Azita Alavi (CIDA): 604-666-5697 email@example.com
To find out more about International Development Week, see this website: