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African Women's Entrepreneurship Program
Secretary Hillary Clinton meets with women entrepreneurs
On Monday, October 3, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with 40 women entrepreneurs from 36 African nations participating in the 2011 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program, at the U.S. Department of State. The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program is a people-to-people exchange that connects women and enhances their ability to be key economic drivers in communities and countries worldwide.
Honoring Participants of African Women's Entrepreneurship Program
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State (Oct. 3): "Women hold the key to economic growth in Africa, just as they hold the key to economic growth around the world."
Four women talk about their participation in Secretary Clinton's 2011
African Women's Entrepreneurship Program at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., on October 3, 2011
- Ms. Nadir Luzianne Casimiro Tati Nuhrmann, a fashion designer and owner from Angola
- Ms. Isha Fofana, Founder/CEO of Mama Africa Women's Museum and Art Center from the Gambia
- Ms. Priscilla Impraim, Chief Executive Officer at AB OVO Confectionery Limited from Ghana
- Ms. Joyce William Mbwete, Owner/Managing Director of Foot Loose Tanzania Limited from Tanzania
Background on the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program