Invest for the Future provides a support network and best knowledge for female entrepreneurs throughout Southern and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, November 8-10 2012.
Invest for the Future provides a support network and best knowledge for female
entrepreneurs throughout Southern and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. There are three types
of support offered: Learning, Networking and Earning. Women business owners can access
our knowledge resources; join a community of support from peers and
mentors; and identify financial resources to match the strategic needs of small and medium enterprises
in the region.
The IFTF project has been funded by the U.S. Department of State. It is already the third
conference which will take place as "Invest for the Future".
This year conference took place from November 8th to 10th, 2012 in Warsaw (Poland).
The conference hosted over 100 participants, women leader entrepreneurs, from Ukraine,
Moldova, Belarus and from countries of East and South part of Europe as well as key U.S.
government officials, including Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-large for Global Women's Issues.
The CEO of FUNecole, Chryso Christodoulou, was one of the panelists at the IFTF event. The topic was "Women Driving
Economic Growth: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities". Mrs. Christodoulou explained the important role that
Women will have in the future, leading Economic Growth, through redesigning their roles to take charge of the
challenges of tomorrow.