Women's Economic Imperative

Women’s Economic Empowerment:
Edinburgh One Year On

 

Greetings and welcome to this virtual event – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Edinburgh One Year On!

We hope that you and yours are safe, healthy and thriving during these challenging times.

Since the November 2019 International Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment, the world has experienced a profound series of social, economic, environmental and political shocks largely precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This crisis has affected every individual in every corner of the planet. Unfortunately women and girls bear a disproportionate share of the risks and costs of this pandemic. This virtual event which is designed to build on the incredible energy and commitment of the participants WEI invited to the 2019 Conference and to extended global members of the WEI network. Therefore we invite you to engage, share, debate and act on the critical issues impacting women and girls and to reflect of what we have achieved over the past year, while recognizing the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We encourage you to participate in the roundtable discussions, network, and enjoy this global WEI community interaction.

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Greetings and welcome to this virtual event – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Edinburgh One Year On!

We hope that you and yours are safe, healthy and thriving during these challenging times.

Since the November 2019 International Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment, the world has experienced a profound series of social, economic, environmental and political shocks largely precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This crisis has affected every individual in every corner of the planet. Unfortunately women and girls bear a disproportionate share of the risks and costs of this pandemic. This virtual event which is designed to build on the incredible energy and commitment of the participants WEI invited to the 2019 Conference and to extended global members of the WEI network. Therefore we invite you to engage, share, debate and act on the critical issues impacting women and girls and to reflect of what we have achieved over the past year, while recognizing the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We encourage you to participate in the roundtable discussions, network, and enjoy this global WEI community interaction.

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Next

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Janiece Welcome Bio

Janiece Welcome has worked for several years in the fields of management, administration and education. She has developed her management and administration experience in a number of different large corporations, including Starbucks Coffee Company. In addition, she has worked with AmeriCorps Project Change and the Montgomery County Public Schools. 

Her commitment to incorporating diversity into her project management work contributed to her successful completion of projects and increased the impact of her efforts in effecting progressive change within her community.

Janiece is a leader, whose outstanding customer service and drive shines through her work. She has extensive operational and technical skills.

Janiece attended Arizona State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She has completed a training program at the Project Management Institute and is currently pursuing her certification in Project Management.