Every year, the world celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day to show support and acknowledge the contribution of all business leaders and entrepreneurs in helping economic growth and the betterment of society.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day was initially established by the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organisation, an NGO that fully supports and empowers women in business in an attempt to eradicate poverty worldwide.
The United Nations acknowledged the NGO’s efforts and declared the event to be celebrated across 144 countries across the globe on 19th November starting from 2014.
Men have always been established as the bread earners of the family and responsible for fulfilling all demands of the family. For several decades, they have been at the top of the leading board for years and dominating the world of business.
However, dynamics are rapidly changing and a whole new era for businesswomen who have launched across the globe. Women have broken stereotypes and shackles that kept them locked
Over the past few decades, the world has witnessed the growth of women-owned businesses, making up 38% of all small businesses that keep the economies growing and developing.
This year, the campaign theme is #ChooseWomen to highlight businesses and start-ups that are founded and led by women to bring their ideas to the spotlight and grow their organisations.
All of us can be a part of the initiative by supporting local/small women-led businesses, purchasing their products, availing their services, leaving positive and authentic reviews, and spreading the word.
Many women entrepreneurs in Pakistan have helped the country’s economy stay afloat. That’s not all, these women have given hope and have created a way for future generations to get inspiration and walk down a similar path to make them independent and help create jobs and livelihood.
Let’s come together to celebrate and support all the women out there and share words of kindness to uplift their spirits.
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