GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

NYC, Goldman Sachs team up to offer women entrepreneurs affordable credit.

New York City announced that they are teaming up with Goldman Sachs and other companies to offer female entrepreneurs more affordable lines of credit to grow their businesses.  In a release, the city announced a new program called WE Credit that will help 250 women entrepreneurs access lines of credit, which will average $50,000 at below-market interest rates. The city hopes…

UN Women: Olivier Mukuta is Using Blockchain Technology to Empower Women

Olivier Mukuta, a social innovator who grew up in a refugee camp is working to create blockchain technology solutions to help empower women in humanitarian crisis situations. Olivier Mukuta and his team were among the winners at the first “blockchain hackathon” co-organized by UN Women and Innovation Norway in July 2017. Muktua’s team developed ‘VipiCash’, an app that uses blockchain…

UN #Hackaton: Apply to become a Sustainable Development Goal Entrepreneur

Become a Sustainable Development Goal Entrepreneur! Deadline to apply is March 3rd, 2017.  “Throughout the tenure of my Presidency, my office and I will remain firmly committed to fostering new methods of increasing awareness about the new agenda, and ways of working across sectors to achieve its implementation. As such, we look forward to closely following the outcomes of the hackathon, and…

Meet Korede Edih, GC4W Business Woman of the Year.

Meet GC4W’s Business Woman of the Year, Korede Edih. The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) celebrates Mrs. Korede Edih as the “Business Woman of the Year” — her business acumen, leadership, smarts, discipline, and commitment puts her on the very top of our list.  GC4W meet up with Mrs. Korede Edih in Nigeria, to learn more about her, her background, and business operations.  “When I…