Cambodian Businesswomen Visit US to Learn From Peers

While women own the majority of businesses in Cambodia, they lack access to finance, training, mentoring, and other information that would allow them to grow their businesses.

Washington, D.C – The number of Cambodian women getting involved in business is growing steadily and female entrepreneurs have begun to engage in regional business circles in recent years. But for the first time this month, a group of pioneering Cambodian businesswomen has traveled to the United States to meet with their US counterparts.

Twelve Cambodian businesswomen from state-run institutions and the private sector were invited to take part in a program sponsored by the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.

The program aims to promote women’s entrepreneurship, providing advocacy strategies, best practices, and methods to cultivate women’s leadership in businesses.

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