On March 30-31, Business Leaders’ Federation “Women for Tomorrow” hosts a two-day forum for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia’s city of Kutaisi in partnership with UN Women.
The event is held through the support of the US Department of State, within the framework of Democracy Commission Small Grants Program of US Embassy, project Supporting Women of Georgia to Become Successful Business Leaders.
The forum was launched by the opening remarks of Business Leaders’ Federation “Women for Tomorrow” Nino Kobakhidze, Deputy Mayor of Kutaisi Nino Tvaltvadze, the Head of Georgian Farmers’ Association Nino Zambakhidze and the Representative of UN Women in Georgia – Erika Kvapilova.
The Regional Forum is aimed at linking experienced and future female entrepreneurs with each other, introduce them with the positive examples, promote exchanging experiences and ideas among them and establish the united network that will help them improve their business activities on the individual and common level.
The main topics of the forum include: "Innovation for Economic Development", "MoreWomenin Business" and "Women's Economic Empowerment - Opportunities and Challenges".
The final part of the Forum is the Night Owl Session, with the main themes – “Blended Finances” and “Business Packaging”.
The presentation of above-mentioned themes is held by highly qualified and experienced speakers from the Government of Georgia, Parliament of Georgia, non-governmental and business sector.
The Forum is attended by the local, experienced and future entrepreneur women, also, the members of the Federation and the invited guests.
This year, the Forum for Women’s Economic Empowerment will also be held in other big cities of Georgia, such as Batumi and Zugdidi.