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Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence visits the NYSE to recognize the national efforts of the non-profit organization in supporting significant growth among women-owned businesses in the United States from micro businesses into million dollar enterprises. In honor of the occasion, Nell Merlino, Founder and President, Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, rings The Opening BellSM, joined by esteemed members of the Make Mine a Million $ Business (M3) event steering committee, elected officials, long-time sponsors, and women business owners who have both benefited and hope to benefit from the power of the M3 program. This powerful mix will encompass nationally lead and small women-owned and run businesses, and the wide range of support committed to supporting and growing women-owned businesses in the United States. About Count Me In and Make Mine a Million $ Business Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education and community support for women entrepreneurs seeking to grow micro businesses into million dollar enterprises. Count Me In launched Make Mine a Million $ Business (M3) with founding sponsor American Express OPEN to inspire one million women entrepreneurs to scale their businesses to a million dollars in revenue by providing tools, skills and support of a nation-wide community of peers. US Census statistics indicate that while women-owned businesses represented nearly


On June 20th and 21st, 2011, The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted Democracy that Delivers for Women, an international conference on women’s empowerment around the world. Ambassador Richard Holwill moderated this session on economic empowerment with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, author of the Dressmaker of Khair Khana; Mary Schnack, National Partner at Women Impacting Public Policy; and Selima Ahmad, President and Founder of the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Democracy that Delivers for Women explored key aspects of women’s political and economic participation, as well as how these themes are interrelated throughout other aspects of women’s empowerment. To learn more about the conference, please visit www.democracythatdelivers.com.


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