Workshop on entrepreneurship and diversification for women entrepreneurs in Rodrigues

Background

The two-day workshop on entrepreneurship, innovation and diversification solicited the joint collaboration of the National Women Entrepreneurs Council (NWEC) and the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) of Mauritius and were held on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th November 2013. 30 - 40 Rodriguan entrepreneurs (both full-fledged and aspiring) were invited to the workshop on issues of entrepreneurship, innovation and diversification. The six-day workshop on advance pattern drafting were held from Friday 15th November to Thursday 21st November 2013 (including a half-day session on Saturday 16th November) and delivered by the Fashion & Design Institute (FDI) of Mauritius for some 20 women entrepreneurs who already had basic pattern making skills and were wishing to upgrade their skills for up-market productions.

The aim of this workshop was to empower women on entrepreneurship issues and diversification.

Status: Completed.