SMEs MAY FIND INNOVATION IN NEW COLLAB

If you’re an SME who has been in business for over 10 years now, you’re one of many who fear the now oft heard term ASEAN integration. For many fearful entrepreneurs this means the entry of ASEAN products in direct competition with what we have been selling or services we have been offering. But fear… Read More

ASEAN Meets South Asia

We never thought it would happen so soon. After meeting FICCI-FLO (the ladies organization of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce, or FICCI), a 90-plus-year-old group for the big continent of India just last July , I never doubted they would be in Manila soon. But so soon, and I am happy. These ladies… Read More

ASEAN Women to Meet South Asian Entreps

This week (Nov. 11-14, 2017) is the arrival of many business people from ASEAN for the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit. For the members of the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN), they will be meeting not just ASEAN counterparts but South Asian women entrepreneurs as well. The ladies from FICCI-FLO (Federation of Indian Chambers of… Read More

Asean women seek a bigger voice

from inquirer.net by Dante M. Velasco PHOTO: Women close ranks. From left: Boots Garcia, Usec. Nora Terrado, Emmeline Verzosa and Chit Juan Last Aug. 31, Asean women had their “moment” during the weeklong Asean Business Conference in Manila, which was part of the yearlong, event-studded Asean chairmanship of the Philippines. About 600 women delegates gathered… Read More

SAWDF signs MoU with AWEN, ALEAP to foster women entrepreneurship

from thehimalayantimes.com Kathmandu, September 12. The South Asian Women Development Forum (SAWDF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) of Philippines and Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of India (ALEAP) to foster women entrepreneurship and empowerment within the SAARC region.. The MoU to this effect was signed between Pramila Acharya… Read More

Womenomics

from mb.com.ph by Flor G. Tarriela “Is there a case for ‘Womenomics’ in ASEAN?”  Ma. Aurora “Boots” Garcia, Co-Chair of ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) asked at the PH-Australia Forum with the theme “Women’s Empowerment, The Next Driver of Success.” The Forum encourages collaboration between government, the business community and women entrepreneurs achieve women economic… Read More