22 SEP 2014

10,000 Women Program at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program is proud to partner with the Clinton Global Initiative on our shared mission to empower women worldwide.  See how 10,000 Women graduates like Gircilene, Sharmila and Varsha, participants at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, are helping drive economic growth in their communities. 


Gircilene was able secure capital for her corporate catering business and has since increased her revenue more than nine times over.


Since graduating from 10,000 Women, Sharmila has doubled the size of her factory and nearly doubled the size of her workforce. She has also begun to market her products online.


Fashion designer and 10,000 Women graduate Varsha has learned to increase profitability and has tripled the revenue of her business. She also just launched a new brand.


Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein delivered opening remarks for a panel discussing "Equality for Girls and Women: 2034 Instead of 2134" moderated by Katie Couric on September 24, 2014 at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.