Building Small Business Amid Great Challenge: Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

Speaker:
Shari Berenbach Director, Microenterprise Development Office, USAID
Presider:
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
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