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Spices and SMS: How Mobile Phones Transform the Lives of Women

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Spices and SMS: How Mobile Phones Transform the Lives of WomenUncategorized

Written by Sevi Simavi. This was originally posted on the Huffington Post. In February, I wrote about our award-winning work with the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and the Vodafone Foundation in India. This month I travelled to India to visit the women who are taking part in the project, “RUDIbens” as they are called, and …

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Accenture Awards Cherie Blair Foundation for Women US$1.7 Million to Help Ensure Success of Women Entrepreneurs in Rwanda

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Accenture Awards Cherie Blair Foundation for Women US$1.7 Million to Help Ensure Success of Women Entrepreneurs in RwandaUncategorized

LONDON; March 17, 2014 – Accenture and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women US$ 1.7 million to provide women business owners in Rwanda with the entrepreneurial skills they need to be successful. The award is part of Accenture’s global …

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Press release: UN Women and Cherie Blair Foundation for Women form new partnership to accelerate women’s economic empowerment

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Press release: UN Women and Cherie Blair Foundation for Women form new partnership to accelerate women’s economic empowermentUncategorized

New York—At the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women today announced a new partnership which will see the collaboration between UN Women’s Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment and the Cherie Blair Foundation’s Mentoring Women in Business Programme. Over the next 12 months, UN Women and …

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Taking my business to the next level with mentoring

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Taking my business to the next level with mentoringUncategorized

Written by Tarunjeet Rattan, mentee with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women When I quit my job and took the plunge into entrepreneurship and started my business I did it because I loved what I did – PR! I was happily unaware that the ‘entrepreneurship’ boat came with its own set of menial trappings. Yes, I …

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