Driving Economic Opportunity, Growth and Social Progress.
Zurich, Switzerland – 19 August 12014 – We are excited to announce today the launch of Trestle Group Foundation’s 20:20 Initiative and our ambitious goal to empower and accelerate 20’000 women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies by 2020. Why? With the right support, women can be the fastest growing economic force in the world. Successful women […]Read Post
The Trestle Group Foundation’s mission is to empower women entrepreneurs in emerging economies as they drive economic opportunity, growth and social progress. Our flagship Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Partnership Program identifies qualified female founders and business owners in emerging economies and partners them with established professionals who help build skills, strategies, practices and networks needed to […]Read Post
We love hearing back from business owners after they’ve completed the 6-month Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Partnership Program, especially when they’ve taken the strategic advice and lessons from the program and used them to grow their businesses in new and unexpected ways. This month, Figen Çakır, founder of Figgi Yarns in Gölcük, Turkey reports: Within a […]Read Post
Susan Mashibe remembers the moment she decided to become a pilot. She was 4 years old in Kigoma, Tanzania. She stood holding hands with her grandmother, watching as her parents’ plane took off. “If I could fly that plane,” she thought, “they would not leave me behind ever again.” Susan can also tell you about […]Read Post