We help women and girls gain a voice – and we shout loud for change

We work every day with women entrepreneurs who achieve incredible success despite the barriers in their path. But individual talent and determination can’t achieve the scale of change we need to see. So we pressure decision-makers locally, nationally and internationally to create the right conditions for women and girls to redefine the future.

Cherie speaking at the Skoll World Forum 2017

Cherie joined a panel at the Skoll World Forum to discuss business as a catalyst for poverty alleviation and its role in women’s financial inclusion.

“No one expects the private sector to solve the world’s problems alone – partnership is key” Cherie at the Fortune-TIME Global Forum.

At the Fortune-TIME Global Forum in Rome Cherie joined Bineta Diop, Special Envoy for Women, Peace, and Security at the African Union, to discuss how we can harness the economic power of women and girls.

“If men and women can both fulfil their potential, we all benefit” – Cherie appears on Newsnight

Before moderating a panel discussion at the Trust Women Conference, Cherie was interviewed on Newsnight about her views on gender equality and the work of the Foundation.

Cherie in CNCB interview

“Technology is a way of giving the poor that access to the global world, to the global economy that they otherwise don’t have” – Cherie in interview with CNBC

During the BNP Paribas Sustainable Future Forum, Cherie spoke to CNBC about our work to leverage technology and empower women entrepreneurs.

“Let’s capture women’s strength and make things happen” – Cherie at the Concordia Summit 2016

During the United Nations General Assembly in New York this year, Cherie joined a great line up at the Concordia Summit for a conversation about how achieving gender equality affects more than women.

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Barriers and solutions to women’s economic empowerment in South Africa, and beyond – Cherie speaks to PowerFM

Cherie speaks to Jeremy Maggs on PowerFM radio about the barriers facing women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies. She also talks about the findings of our Mentoring Women in Business Programme report. Re-listen here.

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