Mission Launches Benin’s AWEP Junior Branch (Nov. 24, 2015)

Ambassador Lucy Tamlyn provided keynote remark at the launch of the Junior AWEP program created through a PAS grant on November 24. Thirty Beninese teenage and early 20’s females from four different regions of Benin attended the launch which was followed by an interactive session led by successful Beninese businesswomen.

The Junior AWEPs are female entrepreneurship clubs meant to reinforce girls’ capacities in terms of entrepreneurship and management.

All Beninese AWEP IVLP Alumni were present as well as all major print, radio, and televised press.