Profiles of ICT Business and Women Entrepreneurs
of the APEC Economies
As part of APEC PPWE 01/2017A
“Women’s Economic Empowerment and ICT: Capacity Building for APEC Women’s Entrepreneurs in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution”
This research project was carried out with joint efforts between the Asia Pacific Women’s Information Network of Sookmyung Women’s University in Republic of Korea and 21 researchers who conducted individual case studies of successful women entrepreneurs from 21 APEC Economies.
This report presents profiles of ICT business and women entrepreneurship of 21 APEC Economies. In recognition of the importance of promoting women’ economic empowerment particularly in the ICT-based economy, APEC PPWE has taken the initiative in various agendas to this end. In alignment with this initiative, Asia Pacific Women's Information Network Center (APWINC) of Sookmyung Women’s University (SMU), Republic of Korea (ROK), implemented APEC PPWE 01/2017A project titled “Women’s Economic Empowerment and ICT: Capacity Building for APEC Women’s Entrepreneurs in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution.” The overall goal of this project was to inform APEC women of the current trends in the current digital economy and to promote their participation in the economic activities using ICT/smart technologies.
The present report is a collection of country profiles on ICT and women entrepreneurs in 21 APEC Economies. This report is designed to provide an overall view of the current status of the ICT sector and also the current status of women entrepreneurship in each APEC country.
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