Thu. Apr 18th, 2024

Eight female entrepreneurs of Vietnam have just been presented the
Mekong Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards by the Vietnam Women
Entrepreneurs Council under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(VCCI).

According to Dien dan Doanh nghiep (Business
Forum) magazine, the prizes, worth 2,000 USD each, were awarded to the
women entrepreneurs in acknowledgement of their success in business and
their application of initiatives and advanced technology in production
to increase productivity.

Two special awards including a 7,000
USD trip each to attend the 5th Global Forum on Innovation and
Entrepreneurship in South Africa , were granted to Dang Thi Thanh
Van, Director of the Savycom JSC and Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh, General
Director of Vinastone Joint Venture Company.

The Mekong Women’s
Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards organised by the Emerging Markets
Consulting Organisation (EMCO) aims at encouraging initiatives and
growth in women-owned enterprises in the Mekong region.

The
award has been carried out in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. In
Vietnam, the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council was chosen to
introduce this programme to women entrepreneurs.

Also at the
award ceremony, the “Women’s Creative Day 2013” programme was launched
by the World Bank to encourage Vietnamese women in enhancing economic
capacity.-VNA

By vivian