Why investing in women small and micro business owners will help the global economy recover

SourceWorld Economic Forum

As we rebuild the post-COVID global economy, we must invest in women and women-led small and micro businesses (SMBs). Equitable access to capital and digital payments can ensure a more inclusive recovery. Collaborative public-private partnerships are bridging gender gaps in underserved communities. As world leaders determine a path forward for the global economy, we must ensure women and women-led small businesses are not left behind. Investing in women-led small and micro businesses (SMBs) pays dividends in communities around the globe because women use their resources to reinvest in the health, education and well-being of their families and neighbors. To fully support women SMBs and build a more resilient and inclusive global economy, we need to consider the role of three things: capital, digital payments and innovative public-private ...read more...