Developmental Plan of WEWN 2020
WEWN offers joined-up support with individuals and organizations to enable delivery of specialized services to migrant women. Entrepreneurial orientation of women has been explored by many scholars and the gender gap has been identified as the number between women and men proactively involved in entrepreneurial activities measured through their motivation to venture into business start-up, sector choices, upscaling and growth of businesses. (Minniti,2010).
In a review of entrepreneurial orientation of women in North Africa, the ILO (2016) established that women were more disadvantaged than men because of (1) constraints emanating from lack of necessary human and financial capital, (2) restrictive social norms that commit women to family and home responsibilities, and (3) cultural beliefs that diminish women’s economic roles. In the UK, the entrepreneurial orientation of ethnic minority communities and immigrant backgrounds has been noted to be double in comparison to white British citizens as cited by a 20-year progressive analysis scale referenced by (Aston University, 2018).
Immensely WEWN’s specialist tailor made services have been well thought to provide migrant women with the relevant and adequate opportunity to learn and understand how to access the business world within their respective communities through the sharing of academic and practical knowledge on how to initiate business start-up, charity, self-employment, community organisation, or social enterprise.
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Since September 2016, WEWN has worked with over 50 unemployed, underemployed or economically inactive BAMEs. Likewise, the company directed training workshops, regular meetings, of business networks and leadership meetings for the generation of business.
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