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Women Entrepreneur Program: 30 women leaders in Stanford

  • 05.07.2016

From 3 to 8 July, 30 women, leaders of international and high growth companies from around the world, take part in the 2016 edition of the Women Entrepreneur Program, initiated by BNP Paribas Wealth Management and Women Initiative, on the campus of Stanford University, California

For one week, the 30 women entrepreneurs, coming from 12 different countries, from the digital, media, or the medical area, among others, attend courses and lectures given by experts from the Stanford Graduate School Business

The Women Entrepreneur Program aims at promoting the networking of successful women entrepreneurs and international trade. 

"Participants will benefit from excellent academic teaching, with a programme specifically geared to the real issues facing entrepreneurs. They will have the opportunity to network and share their aims and aspirations for international growth, innovation and leadership and even pursue business opportunities with each other. This innovative programme run in cooperation with the prestigious Stanford Campus illustrates the commitment of BNP Paribas Wealth Management to promoting entrepreneurship among women", says Sofia Merlo, Co-CEO de BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

Participants will benefit from excellent academic teaching, with a programme specifically geared to the real issues facing entrepreneurs.

"This programme is one of a number of initiatives devised and supported by the Women Initiative Foundation, whose mission covers three main areas – training, economic studies and mentoring – designed to assist and promote entrepreneurship among women both in France and around the world", adds Martine Liautaud, President of Women Initiative Foundation.

This programme is one of a number of initiatives devised and supported by the Women Initiative Foundation.