Women entrepreneurs in Fiji get a boost!

The Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation (FCEF) with the support of the ILO, organized two trainings in November for fifty women entrepreneurs in Fiji.

News | 23 November 2012
The training aimed to bring together women to entrepreneurs provide them with added skills in their professional lives, and to improve their businesses.

The workshops covered overcoming barriers for women entrepreneurs, business mapping, book keeping, management skills, and growth strategies to expand their businesses. Among the participants were both women who had just started their small businesses, such as arts and crafts productions, and some who were already recognised as successful entrepreneurs, such as Ms Makereta Matemosi, who recently won the logo competition for the Fiji Airways brandmark with her masi symbol.

At the end of the second day, FCEF’s launched its Women Entrepreneurs and Business Council, a council which will assist women in entrepreneurship and business through resources, information sharing, networking support and national recognition.