Navigating the Business Landscape as Women Social Entrepreneurs

Pamela Roussos May 13, 2021

Studies show that women’s leadership achieves superior results, yet they are underrepresented as business owners and executives in the global workplace, and continue to face serious challenges obtaining the capital they need to grow their enterprises.  Are things changing? This global panel discusses the realities and trends behind the statistics, with an emphasis on women-founded and women-led social enterprises, and explores challenges and “best practices” for success, as women leaders navigate their own paths forward.



Meta Themes

  • Equity & Inclusion

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • Sustainable Development


Gender, Gender Lens Investing

Purpose and Desired Outcome

Exploration and a call to action in supporting women social entrepreneurs


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Accelerators & Incubators

  • Asset Managers


  • NameBrigit Helms
  • TitleExecutive Director
  • OrganizationMiller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameAnne Field
  • TitleJournalist
  • OrganizationForbes
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameHeather Kipnis
  • TitleInclusive Business Lead, Gender & Economic Inclusion Group
  • OrganizationInternational Finance Corp/World Bank
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameAngela Juliana Ordero
  • TitleCEO
  • OrganizationRio Fish Limited
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameErica Plybeah
  • TitleCEO
  • OrganizationMedhaul
  • StatusConfirmed
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