The Diana Project was established in 1999 by Professors Candida Brush, Nancy Carter, Elizabeth Gatewood, Patricia Greene and Myra Hart—in partnership with the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute (ESBRI) in Stockholm—to provide a platform for research and scholarship focusing on women entrepreneurs and business growth across continents, cultures and contexts.
Annually, the Diana International Research Conference brings together more than 100 scholars worldwide, providing an academic forum for sharing, developing and publishing global research dedicated to questions about women entrepreneur and how they grow their ventures.
The women entrepreneur has to face initial problems i.e. She is confronted with more problems when the enterprise is in the running state. (1986), The Female Entrepreneur: A career Development Perspective, Academy of Management Review, Vol.
She, therefore, has to look after the entire spectrum of problems despite the great limitations under which she functions.
Bangkok, August 2, 2018 — We proudly announce that two projects from our Research Programme have been awarded at the Diana International Entrepreneurship Research Conference, held in Bangkok, July 31 – August 2, 2018. The street food sector in Sub-Saharan Africa is a source of affordable and nutritious meals for the urban poor, while also being an important source of income for the women who dominate this sector.
Despite the importance of this sector, many micro- and informal enterprises are labelled as “survivalist”, beyond the reach of common development policies which give priority to so-called growth-oriented enterprises.As an entrepreneur today, they are emerging as potential entrepreneurs and started plunging into different entrepreneurial activities. The entrepreneurial process is though the same for men and women, however; women have to confront many problemsof varying dimensions and magnitudesin practice, which prevent them from realizing their full potential as entrepreneurs. Greene, Patricia G., Hart, Myra M, Brush, Candida G, & Carter, Nancy M, (2003), Women Entrepreneurs: Moving Front and Center: An Overview of Research and Theory, white paper at United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. This phenomenon was visible only among women hailing from the metropolitan cities and state capitals. Jalbert, Susanne E., (2008), Women Entrepreneurs in the Global Economy, education research. Julieth Elimri Njau & Cyril Kalembana Komba (2014) Women Food Vendors’ (WFV’s) Contribution in Household Income in Tanzania: The case of Morogoro Municipal. (1990), Women Entrepreneurship in Gujarat –Role of Centre for Entrepreneurship Development. Kirve, Harsha and Kanitkar, Azit (1993), Entrepreneurship at the Grass Roots: Developing the Income Generating Capabilities of Rural Women. Lall, Madhurima, &Sahai Shikha, (2008), Women in Family Business, presented at first Asian invitational conference on family business at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. It took a much longer time to percolate to the other cities and municipalities of nation. International Journal of Development Research, 4(11), 2364-2371. (2015) Women Micro Entrepreneurs-Issues & Challenges. International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, 3(7), 343-348. Mathew, Viju, (2010), “Women entrepreneurship in Middle East: Understanding barriers and use of ICT for entrepreneurship development”, Springer Science Business Media, LLC 2010 Moore, D. International Conference on Trade, Tourism and Management, 21-22. Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs Running Micro, Small and Medium Scale Fashion and Apparel Business: A Study on Fashion and Apparel Enterprises in Coastal Karnataka. Brouthers Although diversifying internationally appears to be beneficial, relatively few small and medium‐sized firms actually participate. Wiley Online Library requires cookies for authentication and use of other site features; therefore, cookies must be enabled to browse the site.It is a fact that problems follow women entrepreneurs like a shadow. When a woman has overcome a problem, many more will crop up.