Monash University To Cohost Women Entrepreneurs In Asia (WEA 2022) From July 13 to July 14

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Monash University Malaysia has announced that it will be cohosting a virtual conference, Women Entrepreneurs in Asia (WEA 2022) with discourse on how to empower women in vulnerable communities. Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the conference will bring together regional and global international experts, academics, policymakers, government authorities, and other key stakeholders to exchange ideas and promote effective cross-collaboration in Asia.

Keynote speakers include Palash K Das, Director Ultra-Poor Graduation (BRAC, Bangladesh) and Dr Zurina binti Abdul Hamid, Director General Department of Women Development (Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Malaysia) who will be discussing women’s economic empowerment and opportunities to shape capacity building for women. Over 2 days, the conference will explore challenges in women entrepreneurship, championing the digital space and understanding the gap between culture and entrepreneurship. 

Period7 Jul 2022

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleMonash University To Cohost Women Entrepreneurs In Asia (WEA 2022) From July 13 to July 14
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBusiness Today
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryMalaysia
    Date7/07/22
    DescriptionMonash University Malaysia has announced that it will be cohosting a virtual conference, Women Entrepreneurs in Asia (WEA 2022) with discourse on how to empower women in vulnerable communities. Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the conference will bring together regional and global international experts, academics, policymakers, government authorities, and other key stakeholders to exchange ideas and promote effective cross-collaboration in Asia.

    Keynote speakers include Palash K Das, Director Ultra-Poor Graduation (BRAC, Bangladesh) and Dr Zurina binti Abdul Hamid, Director General Department of Women Development (Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Malaysia) who will be discussing women’s economic empowerment and opportunities to shape capacity building for women. Over 2 days, the conference will explore challenges in women entrepreneurship, championing the digital space and understanding the gap between culture and entrepreneurship.
    URLhttps://www.businesstoday.com.my/2022/07/07/monash-university-to-cohost-women-entrepreneurs-in-asia-wea-2022-from-july-13-to-july-14/
    PersonsGrace HY Lee, Abu Zafar Shahriar, Koh Geok May, Juliana French

Conference

TitleWomen Entrepreneurs in Asia (WEA 2022): Empowering Vulnerable Communities conference.
LocationFully online
Period13 Jul 2022 → 14 Jul 2022
Linkhttps://www.monash.edu/business/events/past-events/women-entrepreneurs-in-asia-wea-2022-empowering-vulnerable-communities?utm_medium=email&utm_content=101402_category_2_text_link_6&utm_source=Call_for_papers&utm_campaign=DIEVT_BUS

Keywords

  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • Women empowerment
  • Gender equity