In an article in the Huffington Post, CFR fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon highlights the poverty-fighting potential of entrepreneurship, especially among women. As she writes:
All around the world, and in the countries and provinces and neighborhoods held captive by some of the most entrenched and toughest to battle poverty, women and men turn to business to feed their families… In the process many are doing much more than surviving. They are transforming subsistence into consistent income and nourishing their families and educating their children, cousins, nieces, and nephews on their earnings.
You can read the full article here.