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Women's Entrepreneur Initiatives

Women's Entrepreneur Initiatives

Dell for Entrepreneurs Women's Entrepreneur Initiatives

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Empowering women in technology and business
Dell is committed to accelerating the increasingly powerful role that women play in driving global economic growth. Women share a unique approach to business; they are using innovative technology to reach customers and utilize data in unprecedented ways. Women especially understand that it’s not the technology itself that is important, but what connections, solutions and changes it enables you to make.

Through the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network, Dell is connecting female entrepreneurs across the globe with networks, sources of capital, knowledge and technology, giving them the power to do more. You can join other female business leaders from around the globe as we celebrate the impact of women-owned businesses on the global economy. 

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Featured Success Story

Isabella Rose Taylor

Isabella Rose Taylor
Artist, fashion designer and creator of her own juniors clothing line, Isabella Rose Taylor is scaling her business globally with strategic advice and resources from the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network. Isabella is an influencing partner in the collaborative Dell Inside Circle program.

www.isabellarosetaylor.com
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Meet artist, fashion designer and DWEN member, Isabella Rose Taylor.  

Meet Artist, Fashion Designer and DWEN Member, Isabella Rose Taylor.

13-year old artist and fashion designer phenom, Isabella Rose Taylor, discusses her journey to New York Fashion Week.

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The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network is more than an annual event; it’s a community of women entrepreneurs from over eleven countries collaborating to grow their businesses and connecting through social platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter, Flickr and Storify. In between the annual event, intimate networking events are hosted by Dell and attended by women business owners in major cities around the world.
Highlights from the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network - Austin 2014

DWEN attendees share best practices and challenges and spotlight the positive impact women-owned businesses have on the global economy.

Press Releases

The Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard ranks 31 countries comprising 70% of the world’s female population and 76% total GDP and ranks them based on composite index comprised of 21 indicators that highlight important aspects of their institutional and business environment, gendered access issues and individual-level entrepreneurial characteristics grouped into five categories. Data is sourced from existing internationally recognized datasets, including the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), World Economic Forum (WEF), World Bank, UNESCO, ILO and others.
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    2015 Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard Executive Summary

    To understand the gendered conditions under which female entrepreneurs operate, we need data and tools and robust comparative analysis.

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    Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard: Country-level five category scores

    Countries are ranked based on composite index comprised of 21 indicators that highlight important aspects of a country’s institutional and business environment, gendered access issues and individual-level entrepreneurial characteristics grouped into five categories.

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2014 GEDI Reports

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    2014 Gender-GEDI Index Executive Report

    A 30-country analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship

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    2014 Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI)

    A 30-country analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship

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    Where are the conditions favorable for high-potential female entrpreneurship development?

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    Regional highlights

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    State of high-potential female entrepreneurship internationally

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    Barriers to female entrepreneurship across the globe

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    Specific country results

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

2013 GEDI Reports

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    2013 Gender-GEDI Index Executive Report

    A 17-country pilot analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship.

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    2013 Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI)

    A 17-country pilot analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship.

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    State of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs Internationally

    This portion of the world's first gender-focused, global entrepreneurship index areas of success and areas for improvement.

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    Where are the Conditions Favorable for High-Potential Female Entrepreneurship Development?

    ThIs portion of the world's first gender-focused, global entrepreneurship index ranks countries from the most to least favorable for development.

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    Does Turkey have the Conditions to Foster High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs?

    This portion of the world's first gender-focused, global entrepreneurship index focuses on Tukey's development for women.

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Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index

The Gender-GEDI index focuses on high potential female entrepreneurs who are defined as ‘innovative, market-expanding and export-oriented.’ The Index combines variables that measure agency and institutions in a composite index in order to capture the multi-dimensional aspects of female entrepreneurship development. Data comes from existing internationally recognized sources such as the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), World Economic Forum (WEF), World Bank, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Labour Organization (ILO), etc.



The GEDI Institute

The GEDI Institute is a non-profit research and consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. that assists governments, donor agencies, foundations, international assistance providers, and global companies expand economic opportunities for individuals, build future markets for societies, and propel economic development for nations. It uses an innovative methodology to advance entrepreneurship, thereby accelerating economic growth.
  1. Supplier Diversity

    Supplier Diversity Overview

    Dell's key differentiator is our direct-to-customer business model — building superior, direct customer relationships with an increasingly diverse marketplace.

  2. WEConnect International

    WEConnect International

    WEConnect International is a global 501(c)(3) non-profit that facilitates sustainable economic growth by increasing opportunities for women-owned businesses to succeed in global value chains.

  3. WBENC

    Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

    The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is dedicated to advancing the success of Corporate Members, certified women's business enterprises (WBEs), and government entities in partnership with its Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs).

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