Two hundred posters are appearing on the London Underground today, all of which have been purchased by female entrepreneurs and woman-led start-ups in the UK, to support MicroLoan Foundation – the charity that enables women in Malawi and Zambia to work their way out of poverty. Four of those belong to enterprise software company EnterpriseJungle.
Entrepreneur Emma Sinclair, the youngest person to float a company on the London Stock Exchange, was selected by UNICEF to become the first UK Business Mentor to take part in the Building Young Futures programme run in partnership with Barclays. The programme aims to help young people become entrepreneurs. Emma reflects on her recent trip to rural Zambia.
This week is Global Entrepreneurship Week. Entrepreneur Emma Sinclair, the youngest person to float a company on the London Stock Exchange and newly appointed UNICEF UK Business Mentor, reflects on how a trip to rural Zambia reinforced how business really can change the world.
UK entrepreneur Emma Sinclair, UNICEF’s first business mentor, meets budding business owners with the Building Young Futures Programme in Zambia.
As the first global Women’s Entrepreneurship Day launches, Emma Sinclair reminds us there’s no ‘typical’ image of a female entrepreneur and says that – for women in remote parts of the world – being self-sufficient in business is a matter of life or death.