Threads of Success – Empowering feamales in Latin America and across the world

Threads of Success – Empowering feamales in Latin America and across the world

Introduction

Buenos dias! Thank you quite definitely, Mr. President and Madame Vice President.

I wish I could possibly be here to you in individual. But please be sure i am going to soon come to Colombia.

I believe in the outset for this meeting you have got asked a really question that is important. Which is the question that is right as much as Overseas Women’s Day: Why is women’s financial empowerment vital to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

And I also shall offer you my response: Because women can be the pillar — las mujeres son la base — of financial development, in both Latin America, and throughout the world.

Through the factory flooring to your class towards the boardroom it’s the empowerment of females that may make a big difference in whether a national country’s future is bright or dimmed.

This can never be news to a lot of of you. Colombia was a frontrunner in sex equality in the area. This nation includes a tradition that is rich of females. Probably the most famous is Policarpa Salavarrieta, “La Pola”, as she had been understood.

Los angeles Pola was just 14 whenever she aided lead your self-reliance motion during the early 19 th century. A seamstress by time and a freedom fighter when the sun goes down she embodied the nature of the nation. And, needless to say, she had been the very first girl to show up on your money. 继续阅读“Threads of Success – Empowering feamales in Latin America and across the world”