Asian and Minority Ethnic

Ethnic Women

Minority Women help Social Enterprise

The Government has launched an initiative to help more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women start their own social enterprises. The Cabinet Office drive, launched alongside a new Government report entitled â??Social Enterprise: Making it work for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women’, includes plans to signpost key sources of advice and funding for BAME women and to promote case studies of existing female BAME social entrepreneurs. The report highlighted that the main barriers for BAME women starting social enterprises are a lack of knowledge of what funding is available and how to secure it, a limited understanding of business development, and cultural stereotyping. Deputy minister for women and equality Barbara Follett said;. “Social enterprise can be a route to fu... »