GEM 2010 Womens Report

  • Year of publication: 2011
  • Category: Special Topic Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2015-03-27

The purpose of the GEM Women’s report is to
examine women entrepreneurs around the world.
The report seeks to understand differences in the
frequency and nature of women’s entrepreneurship,
and makes comparisons with men across various

The goal of this report is to help policy makers,
practitioners and educators recognize the value
women entrepreneurs bring to their societies. GEM
seeks to promote better understanding about the
similarities and differences between men and women
entrepreneurs, as well as among various groups of

This report also aims to provide guidance
for efforts aimed toward equipping women with
the capabilities they need to launch and run their
businesses and creating environments within which
their ventures can thrive. Highlighted throughout
this report are descriptions of different women’s
entrepreneurship programs operating in a variety of