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BSR Conference 2015 Side Event: Women’s Empowerment Reception

San Francisco

 

Date and Time

Monday November 2, 2015
6:00 pm-8:00 pm PST


Location

San Francisco


Topics

#Inclusive Economy, #Womens Empowerment


Today’s leading businesses know that investing in women and girls is a business imperative in the 21st century.

Advocating for women’s rights, creating equal employment opportunities, engaging the female consumer, and elevating women’s roles in communities—all are opportunities for companies to increase competitiveness and for society to build resilience.

BSR will lead an evening celebrating business leadership on and the potential of partnership for advancing women’s economic empowerment.The event will gather business leaders and champions of women’s rights and economic advancement for casual conversation, drinks, and light snacks.

This is an official side event of the BSR Conference 2015: Resilient Business, Resilient World, taking place November 3-5 in San Francisco

Event Partners

Gap, Inc., ICRW, and Oak Foundation logos

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