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Social entrepreneurship, as a concept and term, has been in use for the past fifty years globally, gaining popularity in the 80s and 90s – coinciding with great global social entrepreneurs working to address systemic gaps through their social ventures. With many major social sector institutions, increasingly unable to meet…

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As a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, International Women’s Day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. However, the significance of commemorating International Women’s Day (IWD) lies not only in reflecting on how far we have come as women and…

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While some  argue that globally women bring a unique perspective to the corporate world  and considered as great contributors to economic growth and put significant value to hiring,  many, on the contrary, resist retaining and developing women and bringing them to the forefront either work with or for them  and consider women as a liability.  According to a…

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AWiB Listens’ - an evening of life-giving conversations that you can shape, is inviting you for the fourth time. AWiB will listen. Having been held in the past three years, this World Café style event received a significant response from members and non-members, because it challenged one’s mind at different…

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Remittances from the Ethiopian Diaspora in 2015 reached $3.7 billion according to the Ethiopian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. (Source: EBC) Approximately 6% of GDP! Therefore, it is apparent that Ethiopians in the Diaspora can immensely contribute to the socio-economic development of the Nation. The question remains, is the participation of…

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Following a successful and engaging extraordinary seminar hosted by AWiB with the support of the UN Ethiopia Country Office on March 25th, 2016, AWiB in collaboration with Earuyan Solutions, brings you the second seminar in the series – “Deconstructing the 'Elitism' Argument in the Quest for Women's Leadership.”

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15 August 2016 Written by

Her Voice

AWiB, in an effort to cultivate the culture of art as medium to effect communication and hence great leadership, presents “Her Voice”, a 32 minute video narration of Seven Ethiopian Female Contemporary Artists, using diverse media: Painting, Printmaking, Mix Media, Clay, Performance Art, and Social Practice.  This educational and revealing…

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July is our time to showcase our AWiBers -- the Bold and the Beautiful! Where failure is not an option. We present to you three magnificent women to let us in on their secret. 

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16 May 2016 Written by

The Missing Middle

What is the missing middle? Developing countries have a large number of microenterprises and some large firms, but far fewer small and medium enterprises. In high-income countries, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are responsible for over 50% of GDP and over 60% of employment, but in low-income countries they are…

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