On the 8th of November 2013, PROWEB launched its Professional and Business Women’s E-Directory Breakfast, at Rainbow Hotel in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The objective of the e-directory is to provide current information on women professionals and executives in Zimbabwe through creation of a database.
The event was attended by more than 100 female business people and executives, PROWEB used the occasion to also launch a business e-directory in an effort to increase its footprint in the country and empower the female population. Officially launching the Bulawayo chapter and the e-business directory, Small and Medium Enterprises minister Sithembiso Nyoni applauded the work PROWEB is doing to empower the professional and business women in Zimbabwe. The Electronic Directory is one of the strategies to realise women empowerment as it would allow easy network and access to information regarding their businesses.