The Economic Empowerment of Women
Edinburgh, 15th November
12.30 - 1.30pm
Business Gateway Edinburgh and the Lothians is to hold its annual week-long celebration of business support for start-ups and growth businesses, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 from 13th - 17th November. In partnership with Business Gateway Edinburgh, Women's Enterprise Scotland are hosting a networking event with Dr Margo Thomas ex Chief Secretariat to the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on the Economic Empowerment of Women. Dr Thomas will speak of her work with the opportunity for questions and networking with other businesses, including the WES Ambassadors. The independent High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment was established by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in March 2016 and the panel was tasked to make action-oriented recommendations on how to improve economic outcomes for women in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Dr Thomas is a Policy Expert on Competitiveness, Trade and Women's Economic Empowerment. You can find out more about Dr Thomas at https://www.margothomasphd.com/ This free event will take place on 15th November at 12.30-1.30pm in Edinburgh. Spaces are limited, so book now.