Women in the Digital Economy. Dr Patrice Braun Centre for Regional Innovation & Competitiveness. womenomics. The Economist first used this term in several editorials and features in its April 12, 2006 issue. A few excerpts:
Dr Patrice Braun
Centre for Regional Innovation
(quoting The Economist)
Recommendations were carried forward to the "APEC Women Leaders Network" (WLN) meeting, held in Hanoi from 19-21 September 2006.
The WLN is in its 10th year and brings together delegations from across all APEC economies with attendance by up to several hundred delegates.
The 2006 theme was “Towards a Dynamic Community - Enhancing the Competitiveness of Women Businesses for Sustainable Development and Prosperity”.
- Recognising that the full participation of women in the economy is an effective strategy to eradicate the greying of society, regional skills shortages and poverty;
- Recognising the extensive and enabling role that ICT can play in the creation and advancement of M/SME, WLN requests that APEC Ministers responsible for M/SME:
In 2007 Australia will be hosting APEC
WLN will be held in Port Douglas June 25-27, 2007 coordinated by the Office of Women
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