Overcoming the Gender Gap: Women Entrepreneurs as Economic Drivers is a new study presented by the Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City exploring the reasons behind lower business startup rates among women and proposing actions that would help to realize the promise of female entrepreneurs in escalating the economy.
Alliance of Skills for Employability to provide access to technology, access to content, and access to jobs to help train people in ICT and other skill-sets required by current and future economic and social developments (Eva FABRY, 2010)
The UK's first women's international centre for economic development (WICED) is to launch in Liverpool. The centre will combine incubation space and gendered enterprise support with a research hub that will develop a global community in the field of women's enterprise.
On Thursday, the 8th of October 2009 Commissioner Vivane Reding welcomed the growing commitment by Europe's tech companies to attract more women to the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry.