Local Economic Development

How A Young Ugandan Woman Breaks Gender Barriers in a Job Dominated by Men: “I Have to Put in Double the Effort”

Ruth Nabatanzi couldn’t afford to stay in school, and struggled to make ends meet. After a TechnoServe training, she launched a career as a welder, an unusual occupation for women in her country. Now she is earning significantly more income – and breaking gender stereotypes.

Ask a TechnoServe Expert: Evelin Rincan and Andrea Bettosini on Digitized Entrepreneurship

"Ask a TechnoServe Expert" is a series where our staff members, who work on a range of important global development issues, answer your questions. In this edition, Evelin Rincan, Entrepreneurship Practice Manager, and Andrea Bettosini, Global Entrepreneurship Manager, answered your questions.