Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women’s Entrepreneurship
This case study by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women translates insights on how women in India are using mobile technology into recommendations for the private sector, government and nongovernmental groups to encourage women to start, strengthen and sustain businesses by using ICTs. These include making women a core part of business strategies, designing policies that incentivize public-private partnerships, and drawing on the expertise and experience of local organizations that are already working to provide poor women with income-generating opportunities.
Mobile Value Added
Services: A Business Growth Opportunity for Women
This report by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women finds that micro-entrepreneurs, representing 98% of entrepreneurial activity in the three markets the report examines (Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia), offer the biggest opportunity for mobile value-added services adoption.
Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels:
In this report, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women investigates the gender composition of the “mobile value chain” in 11 different markets around the world. The report examines the current level of women’s participation in the MVC and the benefits of such participation both for mobile network operators and for women entrepreneurs.