50 Fellows from 28 countries chosen for the International Non-Profit Organization’s Leading Global Accelerator Program for Women Owners of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
May 2021 – The Vital Voices GROW (VV GROW) Fellowship is proud to announce the 50 outstanding women business leaders from 28 countries across the globe to be a part of the Fellowship’s 2021 Cohort.
Vital Voices is an international non-profit organization that invests in women leaders who are solving the world’s greatest challenges. VV GROW is a leading global accelerator program for women owners of small and medium-sized businesses that are making a social impact. Going into its eighth year, this program aims to elevate women business leaders as drivers for economic growth and social change in their communities, countries and the world by helping them grow their businesses and expand their social impact.
“This year’s VV GROW cohort is comprised of impressive and dynamic fellows who are each driving meaningful economic change in their companies, communities and counties,” said Eugenia Podestá, Senior Director of Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship at Vital Voices. “At Vital Voices, we know that women leaders are key to achieving economic prosperity, and as the global community begins to recover from effects of the pandemic, it has never been more important to invest in and elevate leaders so they can scale their businesses and social impact.”
VV GROW Fellws will be provided with customized business skills training, leadership development, technical assistance, and access to networks. Through online trainings, fellows focus on strategy and long-term business value, and put those concepts to work by building action-oriented strategic plans to grow their businesses.
The 50 outstanding women selected for the 2021 VV GROW Cohort are:
Zamzana Mohd Arifin, CEO, PantangPlus.com, Shah Alam, Malaysia
VV GROW is hosted in partnership with Fedex and Argidius. To learn more about the VV GROW Fellowship, this year’s fellows or find out more about Vital Voices’ work supporting women leaders advancing economic empowerment, please visit our website.