WBII March News Round Up

WBII March News Round Up

Keeping you up to date on the latest news and developments in women's entrepreneurship and empowerment. Glaring Gender Disparity in Access to Covid Grant Funding in Scotland In 2020 grant support was made available to SMEs in Scotland to help them during the pandemic....

Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn (This is not a goodbye!)

Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn (This is not a goodbye!)

In March 2007 I registered as a business owner. My 'eenmanszaak' was then called: Dymphna Business Assistance, and I have been a personal assistant since then. I have worked for many different entrepreneurs and must confess that when I started, working with the...

From Growth and Action comes WORTH

From Growth and Action comes WORTH

Dymphna Elsink reflects on why having a theme for the year helps us gain insight and focus and introduces the WBII theme for 2022 - WORTH! It all started at the end of 2019 where I, as programme coordinator, had a thought: why don’t we introduce a theme for our...

Grassroots and Ethnic Entrepreneurship – Women Supporting Women

Grassroots and Ethnic Entrepreneurship – Women Supporting Women

Looking around the EU, we can find numerous grassroots associations organized with the purpose of supporting women entrepreneurs. Many of these are registered on the WEgate platform. Through these organizations, and particularly in times of difficulties when the need...

What is Impactful Entrepreneurship and how can we embrace it?

What is Impactful Entrepreneurship and how can we embrace it?

It is my absolute honour and privilege to be part of the board of the Women’s Business Initiative International and address entrepreneurship. How would you like to create your moral manifesto for impactful change as an entrepreneur? As entrepreneurs we are all leaders...

Women’s Empowerment in Ireland – moving forward

Women’s Empowerment in Ireland – moving forward

When I think of Ireland, I am reminded among many things of the beautiful rolling green countryside, the renowned writers and musicians and the congenial pub vibe. Until the early 1990's and by Western European standards, Ireland was relatively poor, with high...