WEAmericas Small Grants Launch to recognize final awardees for Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas

U.S. Department of StateWASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson, and Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Walmart Leslie Dach will recognize the final awardees for $1.5 million in grants through the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative during a ceremony on February 4, 2013, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the George C. Marshall Conference Center at the Department of State.

Following remarks, Ambassador Verveer will moderate an interactive panel discussion with three grantees and a Walmart representative on how key stakeholders can collaborate and leverage the grants, resources, and regional initiatives to further support the development of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems for women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Info (PDF): http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/199340.pdf .

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