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July 8. Small Business Development Solutions

The world is confronted with a major global pandemic, impacting all facets of society and the economy. This webinar evaluates the current economic situation and focuses on business development strategies and resources to address challenges and seize economic opportunities for small businesses during and after the global pandemic.

Speakers from across the world provide perspective and discuss mechanisms for sustaining economies post COVID-19. The webinar includes practical advice for small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development and identify trends, including the role of new technologies and habits that impact the environment SMEs compete, succeed and support economic growth.  

Dr. Farrah Arif│Founder & CEO│EdTech Worx│ Member Board of Governors│National Information and Technology Board │Punjab, Pakistan

Anthony Cambas│International Trade Specialist│Mississippi SBDC│University of Mississippi, USA

Dr. Revendranath T│Assistant Professor│ICFAI Business School (IBS)│Hyderabad, India (U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Fall 2014)

Riaz Ahmad Raisani│Project Director│Finance Department│Government of Baluchistan, Pakistan (U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Spring 2013)

Saurav Rimal│Co-Founder and CEO│Discover City Private Limited│Lalitpur, Nepal (U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Fall 2018)

Namrata Sundaresan │ Director│ Group IBI │ Chennai, India

This event is co-organized by Digital Communication Network SouthEast Europe Hub (DCN SEE) and World Learning and is part of DCNSEE’s Ideas in Action – Digital Engagement, a series of virtual events launched in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.

DCNSEE is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Citizen Exchanges. This global event was designed and arranged with support from the South-Central Asia Alumni Network of the State Department exchange program Professional Fellows, implemented by World Learning.

The series aims to engage digital communities globally, to promote accurate information, combat distortions, encourage responsible behavior, and discourage panic, support mitigation of a global pandemic, and avoid major societal disruptions.

DCN SOUTHEAST EUROPE HUB is a consortium of Aristotle University, Digital Communication Network, nonprofits, public and private organizations and companies involved in the fields of digital communication, social impact campaigns, technology, and innovation. It is a unique, interdisciplinary coalition tapping into the best talent and resources across Europe.