Call For Volunteers At SheTrades Global _ 2018 International Business Festival

Are you a dynamic and client oriented individual who is interested in entrepreneurship and development? As a partner of SheTrades Global, we have good news  for you!

 

SheTrades Global, a flagship at The 2018 International Business Festival organised by The International Trade Centre is currently looking for dynamic and client oriented volunteers who are interested in entrepreneurship and development, to assist in the Flagship event SheTrades Global that will be held from the 26th to 28th June 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

 

SheTrades is an initiative that seeks to connect one million women entrepreneurs to market by 2020. Having more women in the marketplace has a positive impact not just in economic growth, but also in economic inclusion, sustainable development, and poverty relief.

 

With a focus on business generation, investment and innovation, SheTrades Global 2018 will be part of the International Business Festival in Liverpool, UK, providing trade and investment opportunities for women entrepreneurs from developing and least developing. To date they have received over 1050 applications from 75 countries with focus on:

 Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing (IT&BPO);

 Textiles and Apparel / Beauty and Wellness; and

 Tourism.

 

The Opportunity:

 Meet 550 export ready women entrepreneurs and partners from 60 countries;

 SheTrades Global 2018 will be part of the International Business Festival, providing even further interaction for participants;

 Learn about leading-edge approaches to supplier diversity management;

 Contribute to women’s economic empowerment and sustainable development.

 

Responsibilities:

The volunteer will undertake the following:

In preparation to the event: Support the sectorial leads (IT & BPO, Tourism, Textiles, and Apparel) in their interactions with the Women Entrepreneurs.

During the event: provide on-site support to women entrepreneurs, assist them with B2B meetings with buyers, investors and other stakeholders, act as a liaison between the sectorial leads, the ITC’ staff, and event’s partners.

 

Join the team to be part of the initiative that is empowering women entrepreneurs to trade.

 

As volunteer, ITC will cover:

 Access to the International Business Festival (12 to 28 of June)

 Lunches 26-27-28

 A certificate of participation as volunteer from the United Nations

 ITC SheTrades material (webinars etc.)

 

Interested candidates should send their CV and motivation to womenandtrade@intracen.org with copy to abecerra@intracen.org