Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES) has an exciting new event for you! Join our International Conference 2022: The Path to Economic Equality.
Date: 22 and 23 February 2022, 10am to 3pm (GMT). Free online attendance.
The conference has an important aim: to identify clear goals and steps, to action real change in 2022 and beyond. Focussing on the economic empowerment of women vital for recovery from Covid and achieving gender equality in the economy, work and business.
It will involve two days of presentations, panel discussions and workshops.
And we would love for you to be involved!
The international conference will take place online. So, you’ll get to collaborate with other participants, delegates, and sponsors from across the world! And, we’ll all be uniting to champion women’s potential in Scotland’s economy.
Even better, there’s something in it for everyone! Here are the key topics:
- Health and wellbeing
- Cultural expectations, family, international differences, and intersectionality
- Digital and Technology, and Education
Whether you’re an expert, or want to learn some more, the WES International Conference 2022 is the perfect chance for some personal development. And, it’s free to attend online!
It’s a chance to interact with the movers and shakers of different industries.
We’ll have experts from civil society, the private sector, public sector, academia, business leaders, civic leaders, and entrepreneurship. You can use it as an opportunity to grow your network in Scotland and far beyond.
The pandemic has had a really significant impact on women entrepreneurs.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021 calculates the time to close the global gender gap has increased by a generation, up from 99.5 years to 135.6 years. So it’s especially important to tackle the obstacles harming women entrepreneurs.
And our international conferences have led to some major successes before!
- Delegates collaborated to launch the digital Women’s Business Centre
- The case for a Women’s Business Centre was outlined in the 2021 WES Manifesto
- Delegates worked on a pilot scheme to support rural women’s business creation
- WES & First Sentier launched a skills alliance programme to grow women-owned businesses