The pandemic accelerated the growth of digital entrepreneurship and more women have embraced digital businesses, the report continues. Nonetheless, it adds that more can be done to promote women entrepreneurship and help women overcome challenges. However, widespread differences between men and women in digital and financial inclusion continue to hold back women entrepreneurs,” says Makhtar Diop, managing director of IFC. Digital Edge spoke with three women entrepreneurs who utilise technology in their businesses, for an insight into their personal journeys. But she points out that it is important for women entrepreneurs to have the right support network outside of the family.
Source: The Edge Markets June 13, 2021 16:07 UTC