On Thursday, November 19 at 8AM EST, CIPE will launch its “COVID-19 and Women’s Economic Empowerment in Eurasia” publication. During the event, panelists from the CIPE staff will give remarks about the impact of the pandemic on SMEs and entrepreneurship in the region, with particular emphasis on the impact on women. The publication will feature the stories of five women entrepreneurs from the region whose essays were selected from among over 20 submissions. The event will be open to any interested organizations and individuals. CIPE’s Europe & Eurasia department will host the event with support from the Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment.