Training Young Female Entrepreneurs on a National-Scale: The Greek 'Genesis' Project Case Study

12 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2012

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Ilias Kapareliotis

Abertay Dundee University

Anna Zarkada

Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Administration

Date Written: January 28, 2012

Abstract

This paper presents a model of training for young females in metropolitan as well as semi-urban and rural areas addressing the barriers and skill and competencies needs of a generally disadvantaged social group. The model formed the basis of a large scale intervention implemented through a partnership between the largest in terms of research output and student numbers Greek universities and government. The development, deployment and evaluation process are detailed and conclusions and recommendations on how this project can serve as a blueprint for other countries wishing to address the problem of female employment and economic development through entrepreneurship with an emphasis on new technologies.

Keywords: gender issues, education and training, entrepreneurship

Suggested Citation

Kapareliotis, Ilias and Zarkada, Anna, Training Young Female Entrepreneurs on a National-Scale: The Greek 'Genesis' Project Case Study (January 28, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1994484 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1994484

Ilias Kapareliotis (Contact Author)

Abertay Dundee University ( email )

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Anna Zarkada

Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Business Administration ( email )

Athens
Greece

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