Women: Leading the Social Enterprise Revolution


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Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, at the 2012 Social Enterprise World Forum in Rio de Janeiro, addressed that "women are natural social entrepreneurs."

The new field of social entrepreneurship is now suited to women. Instead of telling women to be more like men to succeed in social ventures, women should be encouraged to look to the skills they do have to succeed in social enterprise.


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Federal Programs Related to - Women's Rights

Programs that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of women. Women's Economic Empowerment Programs

    Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

    Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

    See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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