Bhutan Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAOWE) and South Asian Women Development Forum ( hosted a two day Consultative Conference in Thimphu (20-21 July,2017) sponsored by World Bank , Australian Aid and co-sponsored by International Labour Organization .

Women business leaders from Eight SAARC Countries (Afghanistan ,Bangladesh,Bhutan,India,Maldives,Nepal ,Pakistan and Sri Lanka) participated sharing women friendly laws in their Countries along with gaps and solutions and recommendations aimed at improving business climate .

BAOWE and SAWDF would like to extend our most humble gratitude to our Chief Guests Hon’ble Foreign Minister ,Lyonpo Damcho Dorji who graced the Inaugural Ceremony at LeMeredian ,Thimphu and Hon’ble Minister for Economic Affairs Lyonpo Leki Dorjee who graced the Grand Networking Dinner at Terma Linca .Heartfelt Thank you to Hon’ble Secretary To The Govt of Nepal, Ms Yam Kumari Khatiwada for honoring the women entrepreneurs in the SAARC region with her participation.

BAOWE and SAWDF would also like to thank the Dignitaries, participants and guests for making our Conference such a grand success.
A special thank you to World Bank ,President SAWDF , Mr. Suman Moderator (Nepal) and Chukie-Om Dorji and Team BAOWE, BAOWE Executive Members , Star event for the successful event.