Global Entrepreneurship Week – http://www.gew.co/ is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. GEW is more than just an awareness campaign. It is a platform for connection and collaboration—engaging all players along the entrepreneurship spectrum in strengthening ecosystems around the world.
Event GEW#Women 2016, promoted a platform that not only distributed knowledge but also connected and motivated cooperation among differnet entreprenuership groups. The event aimed to stimulate young women entrepreneurship through various programs grant schemes, bank loans and donations from development partners. Also, successful women entrepreneurs shared with the participants their journey towards success overcoming difficulties and problems in creative ways.
Women’s Business Association (SHE-ERA), in collaboration with Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK), Women Economic Forum (WEF), organized the event GEW#Women Kosovo with support of PPSE/Swisscontact, RIINVEST Institute and TEB.