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GATO & Co-Examples of successful female entrepreneurs!

Charlotte Dauzat and Kim Lamza, the founders of GATO & Co - a London-based, start-up and healthier pud brand, handmade in the UK with whole, 100% natural ingredients, boosted by superfoods and free from gluten, dairy, refined sugar and flour. These two women found the courage to bring their vegan friendly, gluten free indulgent desserts

2020-07-06T10:38:08+00:00Latest News, Uncategorized|

Why aren’t there more migrant women in business?

Ethnic minority businesses are estimated to contribute £25-£32 billion to the UK economy per year, and women-led enterprises contribute around £70 billion, but sadly they are still very much under represented. The paper Barriers to Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enterprise, published by the Enterprise Research Centre, reviews the research evidence on enterprise diversity. The research

2020-07-02T15:38:08+00:00Latest News|

Project Progress…IO1 A Good Practice Compendium

The EMINENT project is now well underway and the European Partners have been working hard to carry out research and engage with local stakeholders in each of their respective countries, to help us create our Intellectual Output 1, A Good Practice Compendium.  The purpose of the Compendium is to establish: Best practice from community organisations,

2020-07-01T09:01:49+00:00Latest News|

Female Migrants- ‘under-exploited source of economic growth’

The European Commission identifies the potential of female visionaries as an ‘under-exploited source of economic growth’ and has launched the Europe 2020 strategy to tackle this. Many of these women have built rewarding businesses, which allow them to sustain a good living and support their families. However, some female migrant entrepreneurs have gone further to

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Gender Gap: Barriers Faced by Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs are defined as women or a group of women who initiate, organize, and operate a business enterprise. As per Government of India, women enterprise is “an enterprise owned and controlled by a woman having a minimum financial interest of 51% of the capital and giving at least 51% of employment generated in the

2020-07-01T09:01:49+00:00Latest News|

€10.3m grants for gender equality and migrant integration

The Department of Justice and Equality in Ireland has announced grants totalling €10.3 million to promote gender equality, and the integration of migrants. A total of 36 projects will be delivered nationwide over the next three years by NGOs, locally based community groups, and organisations that were successful following open ‘calls for proposals’. The gender

2020-07-01T09:01:49+00:00Latest News|

Kick off meeting

East Belfast Enterprise (EBE) welcomed all the EMINENT project partners to Belfast, Northern Ireland for the kick-off meeting of the project. It was a highly productive meeting around a topic of significant importance, not just in the UK but across Europe.  Jonathan from EBE was the Chair for the meeting ensuring everyone was given the

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