Vida01 2012 presentation_wave_womanwomen_shintakamdanigepi


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Presentation by Shinta Kamdani of GEPI during WAVE Woman: Strengthening Women Economic Capacity through Skill-based Volunteering

Volunteer-ID, supported by BINUS Business School, celebrate International Women's Day by increasing public awareness about skill-based volunteering, women economic capacity strengthening

This presentation was shared during a half-day free event to plant seed of camaraderie, share ideas, form network, and strengthen knowledge.

Discussion theme:
a. Skill-based Volunteering, CSR & Stakeholders Engagement: Its potential contribution to strengthening women economic capacity.
b. Women Entrepreneur, Opportunities & Challenges
c. Implementation of SBV in higher education & banks
d. Woman entrepreneur's story. how do I start?

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  1. 1. Dialogue “Wave-Strengthening Women’s Economic Capacity through Skill-based Volunteering Bina Nusantara Business School 8th March 2012 Shinta W. Kamdani Founder / Vice Chairwoman GEPI Global Entrepreneurship Program Indonesia
  2. 2. • Evidence from both • From the 230 million • Greater inclusion of developed and developing population of women will expand economies has shown that Indonesia, female- prosperity in the increased participation of gender reached 49% region and is an women will generate faster of the total investment for the and more equitable income population, only 2% future growth, create greater rules in the business • And there is lot business opportunities, and and only 0.1% of the happening in enhance competitiveness Women Indonesia that gives for firms and economies by Entrepreneurs from us considerable facilitating innovative the total population optimism thinking and fuller use of a in Indonesia significant resource. • However, there are still so much things to do to get the inclusion of women as an economic growth strategy. We need to speed up and deepen actions
  3. 3. Skills-Based Volunteering Corporate Social SBV Responsibility CSR “Skills-based volunteering” (SBV) is an “Corporate social innovative approach that is responsibility” (CSR) In addition, SBV serves as a rapidly gaining recognition emerged brought the point of entry into the as a powerful driver ofcorporate sector together local business both social impact andwith public interest in the community, offering SMEs business values. Skills- environment. CSR the opportunity to make based volunteerism programs added Skills- connections , to help, give utilizes thebased volunteerism to in- mentor with success skills, experience, talents kind charitable companies or and education of contributions as part of entrepreneurs and expand volunteers and matches the portfolio of their sources of support. them with the needs of philanthropy practices. SMEs or non profits organization.
  4. 4. • Several specific • Self-support groups active women’s for women in entrepreneurship • Micro finance or SMEs programs targeted to business which are groups and generally well run programs women-run enterprisesGender is a developmental issue in that the existing gender imbalances andinequalities in the society prevent the society from realizing its full potential inall the activities of development in economic, social, and political dimensions.
  5. 5. The Missing MiddleThe multiplier effect Banking Opportunity Multi- Over-servedServed by regularcapital channels nationals Affluent Emerging Propositions Middle incomeFinancing needs ofless than 10M USD SMEs Neglected Opportunity Mid-lower incomeServed by Microfinance Donor Microfinancemicrofinance focusSource: Dalberg 2011
  6. 6. SMEs can heavily contribute to employment and GDP Despite having sound business models, SMEs struggle to obtaingrowth. However, in developing financing from the local countries, their potential undeveloped financial marketscontribution is limited by their which focus on large companies. access to financing. Incentivize institutional and government reform An SME portfolio generates a SMEs offer an opportunity for stable income and requires lessportfolio diversification as they complex asset-liability are active in various industry management at the portfolio sectors level.
  7. 7. Women WomenWomen in leadership Women & Higher Value of roles EmploymentWomen & access to Women & access to capital market Women & access to capacity & skills building
  8. 8. Studies have identified 4 major barriers preventing women from moving up to leadership positions: Organizational Obstacles Work-life Individual balance Mindset Choices Institutional Mindset
  9. 9. FACTS• The sub-ordinate position of women is reflected in all Higher Value of system including the law. Employment Women led household is not recognized and must face rights discrimination in their • Unemployment rate the social politics life. women is still higher than• The Indonesia social men. structure and values is almost never consider • Wage Gap between men women as a leader of and women still households; For access to significant. Job vacancies credit, the financial sector : Men 88.6% - Women only chose man for taking 69.3%. the advantage. • Many Women are engaged in the informal in the sector due the fewer job vacancies and flexibilities Access to Capital of work style Patriarchy still persist…….
  10. 10. FACTS• Women entrepreneur have limited knowledge about access to market and tend to use more traditional channels.• Some report on women stated that women are feeling less equipped to deal with complex procedures and not having sufficient information on procedures and regulation.• The ability of women active in the marketplace to expand their markets (domestic & int’l) can be improved by enhanced business acumen (incl. Mentoring and technical assistance) and better access to information on the regulatory environment and market opportunities (incl. match-making and technical assistance). Access to Market
  11. 11. FACTS• The recent World Bank study has showed that there is a need to set up a number of mentoring and investing organizations or women.• Access to information is critically important to expanding women’s economic roles and requires the attention of many emerging countries.Types of Skills & Motivation training:Exchange visitsMentoring, Counseling, ConsultancyRole Model SBVTrainingNetwork Access to Skills & Capacity of Building
  12. 12. USAid Formed by 13 startup Grew from the Obama assistance Entrepreneurship business leaders Summit in 2010 and theand entrepreneurs US State Department in Indonesia GEP initiative to promote entrepreneurship in Muslim countries
  13. 13. GEPI not gender specific but aims to catalyze change in the entrepreneurship scene and work as an umbrella group GEPI can drive specific improvement for women GEPI can exert leverage to fill gaps in entrepreneurship development in Indonesia like gender bias and access to finance
  14. 14. More middle Earlier education level icons of on success among entrepreneurship women to raise entrepreneurs aspirations More mentoring and training on how to make business and financial plans ConnectingA specific angel emerging womeninvestor plan by entrepreneurs withwomen for each other andwomen mentors
  15. 15. • Stable, growing economy and financial system, as a basisMajor Pluses for greater inclusion of women • Strong and stable democracy, where women have equal voice • Highly regarded women leaders in business and government • Active provincial development agenda for business creation, giving more opportunities for women across the archipelago …but key questions remain
  16. 16. Must Indonesian women stay with ??? micro enterprises because of gender biases in property ownership? Does theimportance of motherhood Do Indonesianand home care women face win over constraints business arising from aspirations? Moslem and/or Indonesian culture?
  17. 17. Shinta Widjaja KamdaniFounder / Vice Chairwoman of Global Entrepreneurship Indonesia (GEPI)Managing Director of SINTESA