Data-driven measurement tools and research that pave the way for change
Women’s Entrepreneurship Research Forum
Ranking, scoring and identifying the drivers and inhibitors to change for female entrepreneurship. This open source platform consolidates and reviews data and databases to facilitate female entrepreneurship research worldwide. Contributions welcome!
(1957 – 2017)
Trailblazer and inspiring role model!
Julie Rae Weeks was a global leader and advocate for women’s entrepreneurship who used her talents, passion and keen wit to elevate women’s entrepreneurship as an important economic issue. One of her most significant contributions was her early survey research of women entrepreneurs in the 1990’s which became an important resource for both researchers and policy makers.
Pioneering report on Gender and Business Environment Reform
Gender focused interventions tend to address the needs of women at the base of the pyramid or micro-business owners and very few initiatives focus on the gendered effects of regulatory issues for women with small or medium-sized businesses (SMEs). This first ever report, commissioned by UK DFID provides a gender mainstreaming strategy for Business Environment Reform & Investment Climate in Bangladesh.
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ACG Inc. conducted extensive research on best practices, case studies and a literature review of women’s digital and financial inclusion and access to assets for the UN High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment. After convening a working group consisting of HLP deputies, public and private stakeholders, an action-oriented report and toolkit was published and soon be available online.