#DTDW: “Business is the answer, not the problem”

June 20, 2011 at 4:21 pm Leave a comment

Reporting from the Democracy that Delivers for Women conference: David Chavern, EVP and COO of the US Chamber of Commerce, believes that economic empowerment  provides opportunity for women’s empowerment in general.  “Business is the answer, not the problem… free enterprise is the way forward for individuals.”  He added that a country’s economic health depends on women’s participation: “Countries that treat women badly, do badly.”

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