Ten Vincentian women to compete in CED business plan competition this Friday

The content originally appeared on: News Americas Now

Black Immigrant Daily News

The content originally appeared on: NBC SVG

Ten local Female Entrepreneurs will this Friday be vying for cash prizes, in a Business Plan Competition organized by the Centre for Enterprise Development (CED) and the Taiwan Technical Mission, under the Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP).

Project Co-ordinator, Keisha Phillips said the Women’s Empowerment Project aims to strengthen women-owned businesses by providing financial assistance and capacity building opportunities

The top ten entrepreneurs who recently received grants will compete in the Business Plan competition on Friday.


Miss Phillips said this Friday the Business Plan Competition will be judged by a panel of seven at the Blue Lagoon Hotel Conference room.


Co-ordinator of the Women’s Empowerment Project, Keisha Phillips, who is also the Training and Education Co-ordinator at the Centre for Enterprise Development (CED).

The Competition is the final activity in the third cohort of the project, which was held in late 2022 and thus far grants have already been awarded to thirty-one female entrepreneurs as part of this leg of the program.