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New Women’s Business Center and Incubator in Ulaanbaatar

In 2016 The Asia Foundation, along with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the office of the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, will establish Ulaanbaatar’s first Women’s Business Center and Incubator to empower female entrepreneurs. Women in Ulaanbaatar continue to face a range of cultural, financial, and legal barriers to their ability to start and grow businesses. The center is expected to increase the number of women-owned businesses, and create an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs to receive high-quality business support and development services.

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