Entries by Emerging360

Building the Capacity of Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam through Mobile Micro-Learning

Thanks to support from Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, the HerVenture mobile learning app is now available for women entrepreneurs in Vietnam. Emerging360 and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women designed and developed this new app, empowering women entrepreneurs in emerging markets to start and grow sustainable businesses.

The Android app includes a range of features to promote women’s entrepreneurship….

Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship in Mexico Through Blended Learning

The first phase of the Road to Women’s Business Growth in Mexico program wrapped up successfully earlier this year.

The “Road to Growth” program is a collaborative venture developed by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, with support from the ExxonMobil Foundation, designed to build the business skills and financial literacy of women entrepreneurs. Emerging360 designed and developed the Road to Growth platform, piloting it in Nigeria in 2016 with great results. This year, in collaboration with local partner BEDU, we refined and replicated the platform for the roll out of Road to Growth in Mexico.

Value Chain Strategy: Inclusive Economic Growth on the Buddhist Circuit

Emerging360 is excited to be collaborating with the World Bank to develop a value-chain strategy for increasing women’s participation in the tourism sector along the Buddhist Circuit in India.

We’re leveraging Human-Centered Design approaches in the field with women, youth, and the poor to co-create solutions that will help economically empower local communities in Sarnath, Sanchi, Khajuraho, and elsewhere–in India and across the Buddhist Circuit.

Emerging360 & CGAP Promoting Financial Inclusion Via Human-Centered Design & eLearning

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) has selected Emerging360 to design and develop a flagship blended learning course for financial institutions. The new training uses Human-Centered Design (HCD) approaches to promote financial inclusion and will be featured on CGAP’s Gateway Academy platform. The multi-week course aims to train mid-level managers at financial institutions in 7+ countries in sub-Saharan Africa to implement new, customer-centric approaches to meet the needs of the unbanked and financially underserved.

Honoring Women-Owned Businesses in Africa

This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating women-owned SMEs.

In fact, Cherie Blair is in Nigeria to host a special event for our Road to Growth project, along with 250 of the 500 women entrepreneurs who will be graduating from the first phase of this initiative. We’re proud to be partnering with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, ExxonMobil Foundation, the Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University, and Diamond Bank on this unique initiative.