Meet the Women

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  • Alice

    Bakery Nairobi, Kenya 'The 10,000 Women program enabled me to identify the weaknesses and close the gaps in my bakery.' More

  • Ayodeji

    Catering Lagos, Nigeria 'When you satisfy your clients, they actually become the arrow head of your sales force - incredible!' More

  • Christine

    Beauty School Monrovia, Liberia 'As a result of the business and management education I received, I made many improvements to my business, my life and the lives of others.' More

  • Christine

    Restaurant Management Monrovia, Liberia 'I am so grateful for this training - human resource management, calculating my revenues, business culture, writing a simple business plan — I am so grateful for that.' More

  • Ciiru

    Children's Furniture Nairobi, Kenya 'I’m most proud of the fact that I dared to do this. I dared to dream. And I didn’t just dream, I woke up and I said I can do this against all the odds.' More

  • Gircilene

    Corporate Catering Belo Horizonte, Brazil 'Today I stand on the shoulders of my courageous mother, and hope my daughter and others will stand on mine.' More

  • Janet

    Bottled Water Nairobi, Kenya 'This business is everything to me. Everything I am doing today, I am doing for my children.' More

  • Luo Jun

    Ethnic Art Crafts Yunnan, China 'In the 10,000 Women program, I learned how to operate my business more efficiently, by hiring more staff and delegating some of my responsibilities.' More

  • Kalyani

    Manufacturer of Organic Ayurvedic personal care products Hyderabad, India 'Successful business is all about integrity and aiming to make a positive social impact. If we believe in something, we need to strive to achieve it without compromising on our ethical values. If we do that, growth will follow.' More

  • Madhu

    Designer Bengaluru, India 'Entrepreneurship is all about perseverance, about believing enough to withstand anything and everything that comes your way. If you enjoy what you do, the journey will be fun. There is no shortcut to success.' More

  • Mona

    Publishing Cairo, Egypt 'With perseverance and hard work one can always reach higher goals. And with success, one should never forget to contribute to the development of his society.' More

  • Rasha

    Authentic Egyptian Art Production Cairo, Egypt 'I am very passionate about the 10,000 Women program and I am forever grateful for the chance I got to learn and grow. ' More

  • Reem

    Tourism Cairo, Egypt 'When experience and education are combined, the highest levels of success can be reached. I am thankful I got this from 10,000 Women.' More

  • Rosani

    Manufacturing Sete Lagoas, Brazil 'I feel privileged, transformed, enabled, optimistic, and I have big, but achievable, plans of growth. ' More

  • Seema

    Interior Designer Delhi, India 'Break barriers of fear to emerge victorious' More

  • Shah

    Interior Design Islamabad, Pakistan '10,000 Women gave me vision, self-confidence, creativity, self-control and courage, which has allowed me to fulfill my entrepreneurship dream.' More

  • Shama

    Energy Efficient Window and Door Design and Manufacturing Pune, India '10,000 Women helped me to delegate my work and better manage my staff. Since graduating from the program, I’ve increased the efficiency of my business by following a clear plan to achieve positive results. ' More

  • Sharmila

    Manufacturing Hyderabad, India 'The 10,000 Women program gave me the requisite skills I needed to take my business to the next level.' More

  • Shweta

    Auto components machining Pune, India 'Entrepreneurship is nothing but converting your idea into an amazing balance sheet!' More

  • Varsha

    Fashion Design Hyderabad, India 'I have grown my business by entering a niche market and starting a new brand, "Jus Blouses". I have also streamlined my business and developed a new strategy.' More

  • Liu Xiaoxin

    Hand-painted Canvas Shoes Hangzhou, China 'With the tools I learned from 10,000 Women, I will continue to drive our company to help everyone find their own unique style and passion. ' More

  • Su Xiaoyan

    Manufacturing Changshu, China 'I was amazed by the program courses, our faculty from Tsinghua and HEC, and my classmates. Thanks to the 10,000 Women program, it was an unforgettable experience. ' More

  • Yao Xiuping

    Hearing Aid Devices Hangzhou, China 'In the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program, I learned how to write a strategic business plan that helped me access the financing I needed.' More

  • Mi Yuan

    Clothing Tianjin, China 'I was inspired by my fellow women entrepreneurs’ courage, strong will, excellent leadership, and ambition through this program. I am very proud to be one of 10,000 Women. ' More

  • Zhang Zhe

    Fashion Design Beijing, China 'I can tell my child when she grows up that her mom had tried every effort to pursue her dream. ' More