THE HAGUE, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Her Majesty Queen Máxima will hold a speech on Monday 12 March at the Royal Institute for the Tropics in Amsterdam (KIT) in the Symposium ‘ Power of Partnerships – making finance work for women Entrepreneurs ‘, organised by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the KIT in collaboration with Better Future and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The international symposium focuses on the quality and accessibility of financial products and services for women entrepreneurs. Research by the International Finance Corporation (IFC, 2014) shows that financial institutions are not sufficiently able to provide women entrepreneurs with the right products and services. Worldwide, around 70% of female entrepreneurs have little to no access to the right funding. This hinders them in their growth ambitions.
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