The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge – a global business challenge led in partnership by Vital Voices Global Partnership and Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at ASU has announced the five social entrepreneurs, selected, amongst them was SehatKahani’s CEO & Co-Founder Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram.
Each entrepreneur was selected on the basis that they lead an enterprise committed to advancing one or more of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, and leverage their businesses to push for progress in their communities. The opportunity recognizes entrepreneurs for their ground-breaking work.
As Awardees, the five women leaders will participate in capacity-building training sessions,connect with renowned business experts from around the world and gain access to Vital Voices’ global network of more than 18,000 women leaders across 182 countries and territories.
The WEEmpower Awardees will also participate in a dynamic pitch competition, hosted by philanthropist, activist and Vital Voices Board Member Diane von Furstenberg, to present their business for the opportunity to receive a $20,000 grant.