Network to globalize your business: How the Business Women in Trade (BWIT) program can help

If you’re a women-owned business looking to export, one of the best sources of knowledge you’ll ever encounter is other women who have been there (from Argentina to Zimbabwe), and done that (from selling through a partnership to opening an overseas plant).

But since women tend to be underrepresented in international trade, where’s the best place to find them?

The answer is networking. Networking is a strategic way to garner greater success in your business’s expansion, and you can benefit from leveraging networking opportunities from foreign, domestic and e-communication networks. To help you get started, there’s even the Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) program, which acts as a facilitator in business women’s exporting aspirations.

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