Women’s Entrepreneurship Week kicks off in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Association of Business Women of Uzbekistan "Tadbirkor Ayol" has launched a large educational campaign, timed to coincide with 19 November - World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, held in our country from 15 to 19 November will undoubtedly provide new opportunities for women who want to realize their entrepreneurial ideas.
Gulnara Makhmudova, Chairperson of the Association of Business Women of Uzbekistan “Tadbirkor Ayol”, noted in her speech that today there are 68 regional branches of the Association in the country, more than 200 specialists make a significant contribution to the development of women’s entrepreneurship. For a number of years, the Association of Business Women of Uzbekistan "Tadbirkor Ayol" has widely celebrated this date. And this year a double holiday will be celebrated on this day - the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the Tadbirkor Ayol Association.
This year, the traditional week will cover exciting online and traditional events in various regions of the country, in which not only experienced women business representatives will take part, but also young girls who are just starting out in business. It will not be a mistake to say that the date of 21 November - as a means of acquaintance, exchange of experience and discussion, in a sense, ensures the unity of women all over the world.
Festive events dedicated to the significant date will be held throughout the whole week. The main theme of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Week is "Successful approaches to economic rights and opportunities for women: the experience of Uzbekistan and the world community."
Within the framework of the week, there will be online round-table discussions dedicated to the experience of women entrepreneurs from various regions of our country, conference classes, conversations on the topics "Successes of business women bloggers in Uzbekistan", "The factor of the success of women starting agribusiness" in the framework of a project implemented jointly with the Agency for the implementation of projects in the field of agro-industrial complex and food supply, presentations, forums.
On 15-17 November, a three-day online seminar "Successful Business", organized by the Islamabad Center for Global Business Research (CGSS), will take place.
At an online seminar with the participation of more than 150 women from all regions, issues of agricultural start-ups, horticulture, fishing, small business management, analysis of implemented farm ideas will be discussed, new partnerships will be established between entrepreneurs of the two countries.
On 18 November, the International Online Conference "Prospects for Business Relations between Pakistani and Uzbek Women Entrepreneurs" will take place.
Since Uzbekistan and Pakistan are among the countries with high economic potential, there are ample opportunities for mutually beneficial economic cooperation. The two countries are linked by great historical, cultural and religious ties. In particular, trade relations between Uzbekistan and Pakistan are developing on the initiative of the current leadership of Uzbekistan. Consequently, these relations have great prospects, especially in trade, economic, investment and other related areas. Both countries have huge untapped opportunities for cooperation.
In this regard, the role of women entrepreneurs in the development of economic ties between the two countries is important. The conference consists of 2 sessions, which include the creation of joint ventures in areas of mutual interest, attracting investors and potential partners to projects, increasing the export potential of enterprises headed by women, combining the business interests of the two countries,
The issues of the development of international business relations, intercultural marketing, new prospects for the Pakistani women’s business movement, cooperation in the fields of information technology, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and construction will be discussed.
On 18 November, representatives of the creative intelligentsia will meet with women entrepreneurs.
A woman is a symbol of elegance and beauty. She is distinguished by intelligence, ingenuity, determination, loyalty, and also patience. Today, the role of women in society is increasing. At the state level, great attention is paid to gender issues. Women are entrusted with responsible positions. Women entrepreneurs are implementing major business projects and social programs.
But so far, not a single film or series has been filmed about smart, in-demand, self-sufficient, enterprising women. And in those that are presented to a wide audience, a very superficial approach to the image of a woman entrepreneur.
What should be the image of entrepreneurs in cinema and theater today? What is the real image of the Uzbek business woman today?
On 18 November, a round table will be held, organized within the framework of the Week. Cinema and theater workers, art historians, women entrepreneurs, journalists and bloggers will take part in it, the image of a modern Uzbek entrepreneur will be discussed.
On 19 November, the International Conference "Successful approaches to the empowerment of women: the experience of Uzbekistan and the world community" will take place.
The conference will be attended by women entrepreneurs, representatives of state and public organizations, as well as heads of representative offices of foreign organizations in Uzbekistan, foreign business experts, representatives of financial institutions, insurance companies and the media. The impact of the business community and the business community on the legal and economic independence of women in the international conference, which will be held offline and online, will discuss the role of women’s entrepreneurship in the sustainable development of society, attracting investment, a variety of approaches to supporting women’s economic opportunities, entrepreneurship in tourism business in Uzbekistan. European and American business experts are expected to speak at the event along with Uzbek officials.
Within the framework of the Week, the ceremony of awarding the winners of the National Competition of Business Women of Uzbekistan "ANOR-21" and anniversary events will be held.
The traditional National Competition "ANOR-21", which has been held for several years together with the Association of Banks of Uzbekistan, has been highly appreciated by government, business and public circles and has taken its niche in the public life of our country. Competing with the achievements of women entrepreneurs in the fields of industrial production, agriculture, utilities, the competition serves to popularize the best practices of women entrepreneurs. The winners will be awarded with valuable prizes and memorable gifts.
During the festive events, there will also be an award ceremony for the winners of the competition among media representatives "For the best coverage of the activities of the Association of Business Women of Uzbekistan" Tadbirkor Ayol ". The winners will be awarded with valuable prizes.
Veterans of women’s entrepreneurship, initiators of the Association, who founded women’s entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan and have been working in a public organization for 30 years will take part in the festive celebrations of the Week. They will be given special attention, the Association will present the veterans with souvenirs and awards.
Based on the results of the events held during the Week, recommendations will be developed for the further development of women’s entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan, creating an optimal business environment for them.
Also, women entrepreneurs will be interested in conferences on such topics as “Cooperation in accordance with European quality standards”, “Support for women’s entrepreneurship in the context of restrictive measures and the economic situation in the world”, Uzbek-Pakistani dialogue of weavers on the topic “Prospects for the development of the textile industry. Uzbek-Pakistani cooperation”.