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Women entrepreneurs are the engine that drives the post-pandemic economic recovery in Latin America, according to study

The 2020 edition of the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) reveals that clearing the way for female entrepreneurship contains the economic and cultural keys to resurgence.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.


By Janet Rivera – Hernández, Vice-president of Communications for Mastercard Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • The COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected 87% of the world’s companies led by women.
  • 42% of female entrepreneurs moved their business models to the online universe this year, while 37% are developing new businesses that respond to the needs of the place and the moment, and 34% identified new business opportunities during the pandemic.

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I say Joe Biden has a 50% chance of getting elected in November and if you buy that impartial fact, then it’s probably a good idea to understand what a Biden presidency means for the economy, markets and business. 

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