Women’s economic empowerment exists when women can equitably participate in, contribute to, and benefit from economic opportunities as workers, consumers, entrepreneurs, and investors.
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Apr 19, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
USAID is excited to host the Digital Financial Inclusion for Development Forum on April 19, 2019 to showcase the latest evidence in inclusive digital services on development outcomes, emerging models and best practices.
Mar 26, 2019
Learning from an initiative to help private maternity homes in Ghana survive the departure of the primary midwife-owner.
Mar 21, 2019
Women lead approximately one-third of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets but remain disproportionately underserved. They often face less favorable terms for financing and limited access to essential resources needed to build, sustain, and grow their businesses.
Mar 18, 2019
This blog introduces the Feed the Future Tanzania Land Tenure Assistance (LTA) project, which works with local banks to encourage new loan opportunities to improve farms and small businesses.
Mar 12, 2019
Among the entrepreneurs supported by USAID's Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) Initiative, those businesses that were owned by women grew both revenues and jobs significantly faster.
Mar 05, 2019
USAID is accepting submissions to the annual Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition until Friday, April 12.
Mar 12, 2019
Join The SEEP Women's Economic Empowerment Working group for a Twitter Chat on March 12th in celebration of International Women's Day 2019.
Mar 01, 2019
This post highlights a resource form the Collaborative for Frontier Finance (Omidyar Network / Dutch Good Growth Fund [DGGF]).
Feb 28, 2019
This post highlights a new resource from It is well established that women’s participation is essential for growing economies—and that inclusive growth is critical to creating sustainable peace.