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Women Entrepreneurs in fragile environments: beyond business as usual
Dr. Holly Ritchie a (post-doctorate) research fellow at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) will share insights on the challenges of engaging in business in fragile settings and explain how women entrepreneurs once economically empowered become motivated to pursue social change.

Jun 24, 2020 04:00 PM in Amsterdam

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Dr. Holly Ritchie
Researcher @International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
With a PhD in Development, Dr.Holly Ritchie is a highly motivated and committed academic / development practitioner with a passion for ‘pro poor’ market development and social change. She combines consulting work with ongoing academic research (ISS, Erasmus University, The Hague) examining enterprise, social / cultural change (with a focus on gender), and broader socio-economic development. She has a background in International Development (MA) and Finance (investment banking). To date, she has gained extensive experience in Afghanistan (10 years), as well as South America, the Middle East and East Africa.