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KAWBO AT THE 59th  SESSION OF THE COMMISSION STATUS OF WOMEN IN NEW YORK

KAWBO was part of an esteemed panel at the Kenya Side Event hosted by the Ministry of Devolution and Planning on the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN Headquarters, Tuesday March 17, 2015.

The event showcased Kenya’s affirmative action policy to guarantee women, youth and persons living with disability access to supply goods and services to the government. The important role of women business associations in women’s economic empowerment was well articulated by our very own Board Member -Ms. Jane Kiragu at the side event.

“I am humbled by the number of countries that are interested in replicating our model on 30% procurement reservations.” Ms. Anne Waiguru, CS Devolution and Planning.

“The Imarisha Biashara Campaign increases women participation in public procurement.” Ms. Jane Kiragu -KAWBO Board Member

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Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka -UN Women Executive Director in making her remarks at the event also latched on to the important role of women’s business associations in the success of Kenya’s preferential public procurement program.

 

REMARKS BY MS. JANE KIRAGU AT CSW 59 MARCH 17 2015

 

NATION NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ON THE EVENT.  

IMARISHA BIASHARA ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN

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CEIBS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND LEADERSHIP FOR AFRICA (WELA)

ceibs logoCEIBS Africa is excited to bring the first international entrepreneurship executive programme for women entrepreneurs in Kenya.The first class has been extended to start in May 2015. 

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