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Monday, June 09, 2008

International summit in Hanoi brings together nearly 1,000 women leaders

Nearly 1,000 participants from around the world descended on Hanoi last week for the 18th Global Summit of Women (GSW), an international forum to connect women leaders, China’s People’s Daily Online reported on June 5.

The GSW, organized by a U.S.-based nongovernmental organization of the same name, centered on women’s economic contributions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Speaking at the opening ceremony before entrepreneurs, government officials and leaders in other spheres, GSW President Irene Natividad said the forum would “break the stereotype that Asian women work, but don’t lead.” She added: “Small business is the spine of every economy in the world, and women are driving small business everywhere.”

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