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Global Gender Summit: Anne-Marie Levesque on encouraging female entrepreneurship

CNBC Africa spoke with Anne-Marie Levesque, gender equality Advisor at FinDev Canada about their work with encouraging and implementing female entrepreneurship in East Africa.

100 women entrepreneurs win Invest2Impact competition

One hundred East African women entrepreneurs were announced the winners of the inaugural 2019 2X Invest2Impact. The initiative was launched to provide these entrepreneurs with networking opportunities, mentorship, business development services, visibility and access to funding, to enable their businesses to thrive and grow. Anne Marie Lévesque, Gender advisor at FinDev Canada joins CNBC Africa for more.

Africa Investment Forum: $100m African women entrepreneur fund launched

There’s a new investment fund for women entrepreneurs launched in Africa and so far gathered $100m. It is called Alitheia IDF Fund.