Research Round-up


By Julie Weeks
original post:A Womenabling Research Round-up (October 7, 2014)

rodeo-julie-1A number of reports of interest to womenablers have been published recently. Just in case you missed ‘em, here is a round-up of what’s caught our attention recently. In alphabetical order by report title, they are:

Empowering women through public procurement, just out from the International Trade Centre, which is launching a new initiative in this area.

Force multipliers: How three fundamental adaptations can help women entrepreneurs scale big, just published by the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women initiative.

Growing Women-led Enterprises in the Mekong: Testing a Methodology for Accelerating Growth, from the World Bank Group’s infoDev practice.

Investing in the Power of Women, a review of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Women initiative by Babson College.

21st Century Barriers to Women’s Entrepreneurship, a report from the Democratic majority members of the US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Voice and Agency: Empowering women and girls for shared prosperity, from the World Bank.

Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital, from the Diana Project researchers at Babson College, Sponsored by EY. Read a Fortune blogpost written by report co-author Dr. Candida Brush HERE.

And, of course, the 16th annual listing from Fortune of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business is out. Check out not only the complete global list, but their separate list of the Most Powerful Women of Europe, the Middle East & Africa.


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