Building a lifetime of opportunity for women and girls

Promotion image of The Empowerment Bridge: Building a Lifetime of Opportunity for Women and Girls

Grassroots organisations are key to women's economic empowerment, according to a representative from the private sector speaking at the UN.

Private and public sector organizations are meeting in New York to discuss how to help encourage girls and women to pursue their business dreams.

The theme of the meeting is 'The Empowerment Bridge' which focuses on the tools and tactics that women need to succeed.

Reisa Brafman is a social consciousness leader from the Eileen Fisher clothing company.

Cathrine Hasselberg asked her how grassroots organizations are tackling the issue.

Duration: 2'17"

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