Commitment to Action

Deploying Technological Innovations to Advance Women

Commitment by

Exxonmobil

In 2009, ExxonMobil, in partnership with Ashoka's Changemakers and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), committed to advance economic opportunities for women through technology by contributing new research and identifying proven innovations in developing countries. Building on the momentum of the 2009 commitment, ExxonMobil, Ashoka's Changemakers, ICRW, and the Thunderbird Emerging Markets Laboratory (TEM Lab) will partner to expand the reach of high-impact and sustainable innovations that access innovative energy technologies to help advance women economically. This commitment will include grants and consulting support; supporting the innovators' connections with other social entrepreneurs, and business and technical experts; and the identification of best practices.

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Commitment

Deploying Technological Innovations to Advance Women

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$1,000,000

Region

Africa

Countries

BENIN, GHANA, UGANDA

Commitment by

Exxonmobil

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Thunderbird Emerging Market Laboratory, Ashoka Changemakers, International Center For Research On Women