24 Oct 2017
16:30 - 18:00
Basement Theatre (BMT)
Experiences from the Trenches: Lessons from Female CEOs in the Clean Cooking Sector
Women are the fastest growing cohort of entrepreneurs and business owners in the developing world, and women’s involvement in the sector can spur wider delivery of goods and services. This session will feature successful women CEOs who will share their experiences in the energy sector as well as their work with women micro-entrepreneurs to provide access to consumers in hard-to-reach markets, and offer their insights on what drives women toward entrepreneurship in the clean cookstoves and fuels sector.