Cherie Blaire Wants Women to Know 'They Can, They Absolutely Can'

There are few names worldwide that need no introduction. One such is Cherie Blaire.

As many know, she set up the Cherie Blaire Foundation in 2008 to help women build small and growing businesses in developing and emerging markets so that they can contribute to their economies and have a stronger voice in their societies.

The Foundation for Women supports women in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, helping them generate their own income and developing projects which encourage them to become successful and self-sustaining entrepreneurs.

A firm believer of fostering women’s entrepreneurship as a powerful way of driving change, Blaire has been a flag bearer for women earning more money and freedom to spend on things like healthcare and nutrition.

Cherie is also closely involved with over 20 charities with a special emphasis on those working with women, with children. In the Asia Pacific region, Blaire works on various projects including the DevelopHer campaign that provides mentoring and mobile support for women entrepreneurs in the ASEAN region and work with the Swarovski Foundation and the Hemraj Goyal Foundation to support women in the villages of Maharashtra in India with skills training and business development support are aimed at empowering women economically to reduce poverty, unleash social change, and create more equal, fair and secure societies.

Aashika Jain - Entrepreneur - 8 August 2018

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