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Webinar: SheTrades Platform Connecting Women Entrepreneurs to International Markets

Start Date: October 27, 2016, 09:00
End Date: October 27, 2016, 10:00
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Are you a woman entrepreneur unable to get your products into your sectors’ distribution chain or supply chain? SheTrades Platform may be a solution for you and your business!

Join TFO Canada in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC) to learn more about this innovative platform for women at the webinar on October 27th 2016 9am EDT.

SheTrades is a web and mobile application that provides women entrepreneurs around the world a unique platform to connect to markets. At SheTrades, women entrepreneurs are able to share information about their companies, increase visibility, expand networks, connect and internationalise.

ITC’s SheTrades Platform benefits women entrepreneurs by:

  • Lets the market know what their companies have to offer
  • Enables them to find new business and partnership opportunities
  • Matches them with companies that have complimentary interests
  • Provides the latest technology but simple to use. Quick information at their fingertips all the time!

SheTrades also assists companies to include more women entrepreneurs in their supply chains and successfully fulfil diversity and inclusion commitments. Through a series of customized filters, companies can identify women entrepreneurs that could meet their sourcing requirements.

Webinar Presenter:

Ms. Vanessa Erogbogbo, Head of Women and Trade Programme, International Trade Centre
Vanessa Erogbogbo specialises in trade, entrepreneurship and Small & Medium Enterprises, with a focus on women owned businesses. As Programme Manager of the International Trade Centre’s Women and Trade Programme, she draws upon her experience across a diverse range of developing countries to oversee the implementation of innovative projects to promote inclusive trade through greater participation of women.

Vanessa has previously worked at the International Finance Corporation, where she played a lead role in developing and delivering on the IFC’s strategy to increase access to financial services for women entrepreneurs, and prior to that with Standard Chartered Bank, generating new corporate business and managing a loan portfolio of companies representing a variety of industries.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from Loughborough University and an MBA from the London Business School.

Register here today to learn about how this platform works!

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