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Activity Data  l  APWINC's international cooperation, research and development activities are introduced through domestic and foreign media.

    Source
    The Electronic news
    Posted date
    Mar 23, 2006
    Data type
    Newspaper

[Person] Kim, Kyo-jung (Director APWINC of Sookmyung Women's University)

 

 

 

"Women and e-business match well. In order to expand women's social participation and broaden their business opportunities, women's e-biz experience and women's enterprise e-biz utilization should be maximized. "

 

 

 Director Kim Kyo-jeong(58)(APWINC of Sookmyung Women's University who have been in the 10th year) emphasized the importance of women and e-business, saying that many women who have been restricted in social participation due to various problems such as childbirth, childcare, and discrimination are getting new opportunities through e-business. Kim, who has consistently been engaged in research activities and education to make a link between women, IT, women and e-business for 10 years, is a godmother in the field of women's IT.

 

 

 Initially, she approached equality issues to correct the discrimination of women in IT education and use but, In recent years, has been interested in women's success in business using IT and e-business, and synergy among women through online networking.

 

 

 "I recently met a female CEO who is happy that she learned e-business and ran an online shopping mall, so she can do both her work and her house work. and I was convinced that e-business transparency, reliability, and equality are very good values for women.  but, women in APEC countries, including ours, are still struggling with e-business skills acquisition and education. "

 

 

Kim opened the APEC Women's e-Biz Center in August last year, expanding her visibility to women in other countries. Over the next five years, she will conduct research on women's e-business in 21 APEC economies, run educational programs, and build networks among women through online communities.

 

 

 In particular, the APEC Women's Business and e-Business White Paper, a 400-page survey of in-depth e-business status of APEC women's companies, has already been published. This is the first time in the world that a white paper gathering the status of women's e-business in each country compared to men's business came out. It is expected to be used as valuable data. “This survey has resulted in many different tasks. In order to raise the e-biz level of women companies that are in a relatively low utilization level, it is necessary to continue education and training, and to have consultation points and support organizations.”

 

 

 Kim emphasized that when conducting statistical surveys on e-business in APEC member countries, it is necessary to include gender items so that the status and changes of women's e-biz status can be clearly understood.

 

Subject
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy to Hold APEC Women's Digital Economic Forum  
Hosting the Digital Economic Forum for Women in APEC  
The information infrastructure is the strongest, the gender gap level is the lowest.  
Joint APWINC with Seoul Women Holds International Symposium on Gender Equality Gap  
[On-site] After the APEC Women's e Biz Festival  
Wonbim,'Women CEO's Hanbok Fashion Show'  
APEC Women's e Biz Festival is held  
[Person] Kim, Kyo-jung (Director APWINC of Sookmyung Women's University)  
Publishing female business e-Biz white paper  
Conducted international expert training  
"Digital Economic Forum for Women"  
Opened 'APEC Women's e-Business Training'  
In Sookmyung Women's University, 'Gender Equality and ICT Forum'  
Information & Communication Technology & Gender Forum held ...APWINC  
APEC, confirms high-level official bureau meeting  
[News]Workshop on Eliminate the information gap between women's generations  
[Portrait] Kim, Gyo-jung (Center Director, APWINC of Sookmyung Women's University)  
Women's Information Workshop Open ..21st Century Women's Information Forum - Asia-Pacific Women's Information and Communication Center  

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