Event Audio

A chance to go inside Council on Foreign Relations on-the-record meetings, in their entirety. Listen to world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate the most pressing issues in international affairs.

Private Sector Innovation and Women’s Entrepreneurship

Presider: Rachel B. Vogelstein
Speaker: Sarah Thorn
Speaker: Jane Nelson

Jane Nelson and Sarah Thorn will discuss strategies to grow women’s entrepreneurship worldwide, with a particular emphasis on the role of the private sector. They will address the importance of public-private partnerships to train female entrepreneurs and facilitate the integration of women-owned businesses into global supply chains. This meeting is part of a high-level series on women and development, generously sponsored by the ExxonMobil Foundation. 

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Catherine Powell on Knowledge@Wharton

In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton on Sirus XM, Catherine Powell discusses her recent CFR paper "Women in Tech as a Driver for Growth in Emerging Economies."

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U.S. Competitiveness in the Global Economy

Presider: Edward Alden
Speaker: Fred P. Hochberg

CFR Senior Fellow Edward Alden and EXIM Bank Chairman and President Fred Hochberg discuss EXIM’s new global competitiveness report and the challenges facing the United States in global economic competition.

See more in Global; Economics