Up Close: Deploying Technologies that Accelerate Women’s Economic Advancement

Authored by: ExxonMobil Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Economic Participation, Economic Recovery, Human Development, Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Country: Angola, Chad, Uganda
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Year: 2015
Citation: ExxonMobil Corporate Citizenship. "Up close: Deploying technologies that accelerate women’s economic advancement." ExxonMobil, 2015.

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Executive Summary

“Several leading organizations and research projects have identified improved access to technology as a key driver in promoting women’s economic empowerment. Through our women’s economic opportunity initiative, we bring simple life-changing technologies to women entrepreneurs and farmers. Our efforts have included developing a global technology challenge to help find and nurture the most promising innovations, and supporting efforts to enable closer collaboration among innovators, development experts, and investors on ways to bring them to market more efficiently.”