Empretec is a United Nations programme established by UNCTAD's Division of Investment and Enterprise to promote the creation of sustainable small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Empretec works to support entrepreneurs to build innovative and internationally competitive SMEs.
Geneva, Switzerland - 2 May 2014
The 2014 finalists are (in alphabetical order by country):
Lorena Maria Eugenia Picasso, (Argentina) - Kelly Dantas de Vasconcelos, (Brazil) - Tracy Antoinette Green Douglas, (Guyana) - Lina Jalil Khalifeh, (Jordan) - Maya Sewnath, (Mauritius) - Lara Cookey, (Nigeria) - Thiane Diagne, (Senegal) - Renay van der Berg, (South Africa) - Angelica M Rumsey, (Zambia) - Divine Ndhlukula, (Zimbabwe)
The final three winners will be announced during UNCTAD's World Investment Forum which will take place from 13 to 16 October 2014 in Geneva.