Promoting women's entrepreneurship

Commemoration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day in Timor-Leste

Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is 19th of November of each year Celebrate, empower and support women in business. Globally, commemorations of the WED are led by the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO).

Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is 19th of November of each year Celebrate, empower and support women in business. Globally, commemorations of the WED are led by the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO).

The United Nations Women’s Entrepreneurship Day will be held on November 17th, 2017, and November 29th, 2017 the #ChooseWOMEN digital campaign!
http://www.womenseday.org/#

Ms Kathleen Gonçalves, is the WEDO Global Ambassador for Timor Lester. She is the Founder & CEO Kadoras, Founding Members Timorese-Chinese Association in Victoria, Founder Businesswoman Association of Timor-Leste, Founder Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Timor-Leste. Please click here for further information.


To mark the 2017 WED in Timor Leste, WEDO and the AEMATA Women’s Entrepreneurship Association of Timor Leste organised 2 months of celebrations and empowering activities for women in business. The activities are taking place from the 26th of September to 19th November 2017. For further information, please visit:

These events will culminate into a dinner Gala and Exhibition to held at Hotel Timor on the 19th of November from 7.30pm, to mark the official celebration for the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.

The Ministry of Public Works, Roads, Transport and Communication through Roads for Development (R4D) will utilise this opportunity to recognize and award contractors who have exhibited leadership in promoting women’s socio-economic empowerment in rural road programs. R4D has been allocated 40mins for the following:
  1. Brief Remarks by the Ambassador of Australia
  2. Brief Remarks by the Vice Minister of Public Works
  3. R4D awards:

Video screening for R4D contractor on women empowerment

  • Presentation of Awards to contractors promoting women empowerment
  • Presentation of Awards to Contractors implementing good based practices in rural roads
  • Presentation of Awards to Women entrepreneurs
The event is expected to be graced by the His Excellence the Prime Minster of Timor Leste, the First Lady and Mr Xanana Gusmão