Women’s Economic Empowerment and ICT: Capacity Building for APEC Women’s Entrepreneurs in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution – Seminar Highlights and Policy Recommendations

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Women’s Economic Empowerment and ICT: Capacity Building for APEC Women’s Entrepreneurs in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution – Seminar Highlights and Policy Recommendations

Publication Number

APEC#218-PP-04.2

Published Date

December 2018

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE)

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1509

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15

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Description

As part of the project, Women’s Economic Empowerment and ICT: Capacity Building for APEC Women’s Entrepreneurs in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution, a seminar titled, Smart Technology and APEC Women’s Economic Empowerment in the 4th Industrial Revolution, was held during the 2017 APEC Women's Economic Forum in Hue, Viet Nam. The main purposes of the seminar were to introduce current trends in the field of ICT/smart technology-based business and to share success stories of women entrepreneurs in the field to the seminar participants.

This report presents the seminar discussion on the significant issues surrounding women’s economic empowerment and policy recommendations as enablers of the initiative.