First Lady calls for more support for women in business

-at WCCIG Founders’ Dinner

First Lady, H.E Arya Ali is advocating for more women in business and is calling on the wider society to support them.   

The First Lady made this statement in her feature address at the Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry Guyana (WCCIG) Inaugural Founders’ Dinner, this evening, at Parc Rayne.

(left to right) President of Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry Guyana, Mrs. Kerensa Gravesande-Bart, First Lady, H.E Arya Ali and Vice President of Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry Guyana, Mrs Lyndell Danzie-Black

“When female-owned businesses are having a hard time surviving, we cannot throw back and say they did not work hard enough. We all share the blame. We must support each other,” she said.

President of WCCIG, Mrs Kerensa Gravesande-Bart and Vice President of WCCIG, Mrs Lyndell Danzie-Black also attended the event.

WCCIG advocates for and actively works to create equal and fair business opportunities by fostering an environment that nurtures the growth of women-owned businesses in Guyana.


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