Global Summit of Women : "Women And Asia: driving the global economy"
Hanoi, Vietnam - The 2008 Global Summit of Women explores two of the major forces that will impact the 21st century global marketplace – Women and the Asia-Pacific economies.
Informally, called the “Davos for Women” by past participants, the Summit has devel-oped a reputation as an exciting, fact-filled, hands-on gathering of high caliber participants. Now in its 18th year, the Global Summit of Women celebrates women‟s leadership worldwide by bringing together women business, professional, and governmental leaders from around the world for three days of stimulating sessions led by opinion leaders and influencers who happen to be women. The 2008 Global Summit of Women explores two of the major forces that will impact the 21st century global marketplace – Women and the Asia-Pacific economies. What women can do to access those markets and what we can learn from the women business leaders from the region will form the frame of this global gathering. Pre-Summit Roundtable for WWWWoWmen Government Ministers to dialogue with corporate leaders on best practices in public/private sector partnerships for advancing women‟s economic growth; Plenary sessions which cover business trends regionally and globally; Practical strategies for business growth – personal and entrepreneurial -- developed in different parts of the world; Skills building sessions in four tracks: Leadership Development, Entrepreneurial, Micro-enterprise Development, and Issues; Inspirational role models from every continent among over 80 presenters; Ample networking opportunities at breakfasts, lunches, receptions, and throughout the event. A window into the dynamic Asia-Pacific economies now leading the 21st century global marketplace Insight into the women driving business growth in this region as consumers and business leaders Featured "best practices" in partnerships between business and government to advance women and to promote "green" initiatives Information on doing business with the latest Asian "tiger" – Vietnam And numerous sessions to help "grow" your leadership skills, your business, your network. http://www.globewomen.org/