Empretec Women in Business Awards 2020: Resilience



The UNCTAD Empretec #WomenInBusiness Awards were created award in 2008 to acknowledge the great achievements of women entrepreneurs trained by UNCTAD’s Empretec programme. The award, granted every two years, has made a real impact on the lives of past recipients. It has improved their access to further training, widened their markets and resources and boosted their motivation to continue growing their enterprises.

The 7th edition of the #EmpretecWBA focuses on resilience in difficult times and celebrates the success of ten women from developing countries in the world of business. It took place on 10 December 2020 online. Meet the 2020 finalists (in alphabetical order, by country):

– Paula Itati de la Vega Sánchez (Argentina): Bioita « utensilios de caña », manufacturing of ecological products
– Agda Oliver (Brazil): Meu Mecânico, Mechanical services for vehicles
– Sandra Milena Sánchez Valenzuela (Colombia): Agencia Internacional SHARK, Digital business and marketing services
– Ana María Villavicencio Flores (Ecuador): Finca Agroturística Don Antonio, Agrotourism and gastronomy
– Kayan Motashaw (India): LivRite Foods, Manufacture of honey “Beelicious”
– Afnan Kamel Ali (Jordan): Eureka Tech Academy, Education for students under 18 years old on technology, innovation, programming, and engineering
– Sandra Anne Ghouse (Malaysia): 3E Training and Education Sdn Bhd – Soft skills and corporate training company
– Nicoleta Hritcu (Romania): SC Retro Food SRL and SC Cuptorul Moldovencei SRL, Manufacturing and sale of bread, cakes, and fresh pastry
– Hadija Jabiri Pheri (Tanzania): GBRI Business Solutions Company Limited, Growing, packaging, and exporting vegetables and fruits
– Julia Nyamahunge Omalla (Uganda): Delight Uganda Ltd, Processing, packaging and distributing popular fruit drink “Cheers”

More information: http://bit.ly/3keTNNF

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