Empowered Women Empower Women
Clearly, the economic empowerment of women has never been more relevant than it is today. Considering what is going on in our world, locally, nationally and globally we can all agree that women’s economic equality is a societal imperative. When women are empowered financially, they have voices, choices and options; businesses flourish, families and communities thrive.
Join Fran Pastore, Founder and CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) for a history lesson on the evolution of women’s entrepreneurship in the United States. Fran will share her journey from being a first-generation college student to launching one of the most successful women’s business organizations in the country. From groundbreaking legislation passed in 1988 to her personal journey as an entrepreneur with the launch of WBDC in 1997 to the national and global movement of women entrepreneurs today, this educational and inspirational talk will resonate with you.
Of particular interest is Fran’s connection to Stamford’s Jewish Community and the role it played in helping her achieve her goals.
WBDC’s work focuses on the economic empowerment of women because we know, and the empirical data proves that it is the key to economic growth, political stability and social transformation.
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