The Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) Center held its ‘Graduation Celebration of StartUp Academy Flight I’ in Islamabad September 21 to mark the completion of a 15-week program that takes aspiring female entrepreneurs from idea to business implementation.
The graduates pitched their new businesses to community leaders, potential investors, and the press during the event.
Graduates of the program lauded the efforts of the WECREATE | PAKISTAN Center and said this program helped them develop the necessary skills to start and grow their own businesses. U.S. Embassy Economic Counselor Robert Garverick commented he was very impressed by the graduates’ business plans and by the efforts of the WECREATE | PAKISTAN Center to promote female entrepreneurship in Pakistan. “I look forward to seeing these women’s businesses grow and prosper. I expect these StartUp Academy graduates soon will be mentoring the next generation of female entrepreneurs in Pakistan.” Read full article here.