Mary Kay Inc., a leading advocate of women's empowerment and entrepreneurship, recently started the Women's Entrepreneurship Accelerator.
The Women's Entrepreneurship Accelerator is a multi-partner initiative designed to inspire, educate, and empower women entrepreneurs around the world.
The Accelerator will provide a guided digital curriculum supplemented by on-the-ground training and mentorship. It will also serve as an advocacy platform to eliminate entrepreneurial barriers for women.
The Accelerator initially will be available in six languages, with more to come as the program expands to 192 countries.
This initiative is a strategic collaboration developed in consultation with six United Nations agencies: UN Women, United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Trade Centre (ITC), UN Global Compact (UNGC), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Read the Entire Article
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Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, is giving nonprofits a no-nonsense way to bring entrepreneurship to the next level. Pencils of Promise is a philanthropic organization that focuses on forming sustainable educational programs, and forging long-lasting, partnerships with communities. The organization aims to increase access to quality education and impact students and their families in high-need communities throughout Laos, Ghana and Guatemala.