The Universal Basic Education (UBE) Programme and Women Entrepreneurship in Science and Technology: a Catalyst for Enhancing Female Participation in National Development

Bilesanmi-Awoderu, J.B. and Kalesanwo, O.O. (2009) The Universal Basic Education (UBE) Programme and Women Entrepreneurship in Science and Technology: a Catalyst for Enhancing Female Participation in National Development. Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education, 1 (1-2). pp. 72-87. ISSN 1821-1283

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Abstract

This paper discussed how UBE programme could be used to promote women entrepreneurship in science and technology with the resultant effect of enhance female scientists’ participation in National development in Nigeria. Relevant literature on – UBE programme, Entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurship and women scientists were thoroughly reviewed. Militating factors against women scientists’ entrepreneurship in Nigeria were established. Based on these factors, suggestions for encouraging and promoting women scientists’ entrepreneurship were suggested. Amongst are: encouragement of female education in science and technology, socio-cultural perspectives, proper networking of successful women in science and technology in order to serve as mentor to others.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurship, women scientists, socio-cultural perspectives, Nigeria
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2016 07:50
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2016 07:50
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/438

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