APEC Women's Entrepreneurship Summit Held in Gifu

Oct. 4 - On Oct. 1 in Gifu City, participants in the APEC Women's Entrepreneurship Summit (WES) shared ideas, identified best practices to address obstacles to entrepreneurship, established a comprehensive WES networking portal, and pledged to meet again in the United States in 2011 to assess progress and further this initiative to unleash the potential of women entrepreneurs and business leaders to boost economic growth. The U.S. and Japan co-hosted the WES under the auspices of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and on the margins of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting.