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Entrepreneurship is a powerful catalyst through which young women in Asia-Pacific can generate jobs for themselves and their peers, tackle challenges faced by their communities, and drive inclusive growth, gender equality, and sustainable development.


Working with UNDP Asia-Pacific’s Gender team and a wide range of partners, Youth Co:Lab seeks to address the barriers and strengthen the enablers to unlock the potential of young women entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific. 

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Learn about gender, entrepreneurship and society 


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Learn more about women in business and the benefits to society 

Stories in words on gender and youth entrepreneurship

Stories in Video on gender and youth entrepreneurship

Check out our Webinar from Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2020 

Youth Co:Lab recognises the vital contribution of women entrepreneurs to sustainable development. This webinar aims to raise awareness of the multiple barriers that prevent the full inclusion of women in the opportunities offered by entrepreneurship and to highlight practical recommendations on actions that can make entrepreneurship ecosystems more inclusive of young women.

Watch Youth Co:Lab and the UNDP Asia-Pacific Gender team's Webinar on Unlocking the Potential of Young Women Entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific.

Youth Co:Lab startups advancing gender equality