Women in Azerbaijan: Leading the way for Muslim world and beyond
The influential Dutch Diplomat Magazine has published an article devoted to Azerbaijani women.
“Azerbaijan recently hosted its first Global Startup Weekend Women in Baku attracting 50 entrepreneurs leading the country’s fast-growing startup ecosystem. Two women from human resources and a job-seeker startup called TalentPort won this competition and represented Azerbaijan at the Global Startup Weekend Women in Paris,” wrote the author of the article Geovanny Vicente Romero, founder of the Dominican Republic Center of Public Policy, Leadership and Development (CPDL-RD, international consultant.
The author writes that TalentPort is described as the first Azerbaijani corporate social responsible company aimed to provide students and disabled people with temporary jobs to build their skills and provide a reliable, cost-effective source of labor.
“This company is an excellent example of the valuable contributions women leaders make in Azerbaijan’s modern society with a strong track record of women’s empowerment reflected in the country’s political leadership and educational attainment,” Romero notes.
The author asks: How has Azerbaijan’s human development set itself apart from its neighbors? Continue Reading