Mexican Embassy hosts a workshop on Women’s Empowerment

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Press Release – Belmopan, Belize – December 13, 2011.- The Embassy of Mexico hosted today the workshop “Women´s Empowerment” where 20 Belizean women participated. The aim of the workshop is to provide participants with basic training and tools to open a small business and enhance self-esteem.

The training is part of the “Access to Justice Project” of the Women’s Issues Network (WIN-Belize). Participants are women in risk, who also participate in different programs of the Women´s Department, Youth Enhancement Services (YES), and Haven House.
The workshop was conducted by Enayda Medrano, a Mexican entrepreneur from Merida, Yucatan, who owns a small business called “Creaciones del Angel”. Ms. Medrano is part of a women´s project of the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) that supports business development.

The content of the workshop includes subjects such as women’s empowerment, entrepreneurship, business development, gender issues and self-esteem, as well as basic training and tools to develop a small business. The training took place at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City.

For more information visit the Embassy’s web page: www.sre.gob.mx/belice/
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