Women Of The World

Business pilgrimage to Africa
This story first appeared in the August 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

The U.S. Department of Commerce is accepting applications from woman entrepreneurs interested in participating in a Women in Business Development Trade Mission to Cairo, Egypt; Nairobi, Kenya; and Johannesburg, South Africa, October 1 to 7. The cost to attend, excluding airfare and lodging, is $1,800. For details, contact Grace Wiggins, (202) 482-6482.

That same delegation will also join other women at The Global Summit of Women 2000: Africa. Among the topics for discussion are business opportunities in Africa. Organizers are planning a webcast. For more information on the summit, call (202) 835-3713.

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