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The Closing the Funding Gap for Women Entrepreneurs webinar, hosted by the Financial Times in partnership with Home Credit and supported by the European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, is for business leaders, banking and finance executives, educational institutions, policymakers and NGOs in Asia and Europe. 

This free webinar will explore the role that business leaders, governments, financial and educational institutions have to play in addressing the underserved potential of women entrepreneurs globally. The event will be held on Thursday 15 June from 16:00 – 16:50 HKT.

Moderated by Stephanie Findlay, Asia Companies and Markets News Editor, Financial Times, the following topics will be discussed. 

  • What can governments do to support and empower more women to enter the formal economy?

  • What can be done to increase the financial growth of micro, small and medium enterprises owned and operated by women?

  • How can access to financial education increase the opportunities for women in rural communities?

  • As cultural barriers play a significant role in financial accessibility, how can organisations account for this? 

Speaker highlights: 

  • Lamia Kamal-Chaoui, Director, OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities 

  • Devamsha Gunput, Content Creator and Founder, Financial Hot Girl

  • Goksu Aslan, Instructor of Economics, NYU Abu Dhabi 

  • Annica Witschard, CEO, Home Credit Vietnam

Register for free to join the 50-minute discussion on Thursday 15 June at 16:00 HKT / 09:00 BST

Please visit https://fundinggapforwomenentrepreneurs.live.ft.com  for more information.