Ivanka Trump creating fund to support female entrepreneurs: report

Ivanka Trump creating fund to support female entrepreneurs: report
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Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpOvernight Energy: Study finds 'forever chemicals' in more locations | Trump officials approve Keystone XL pipeline right-of-way | Warren asks banks for climate plans Gore praises Greta Thunberg after meeting: 'Nobody speaks truth to power as she does' Ivanka Trump refuses to criticize Greta Thunberg: 'She's elevated awareness' MORE is crafting a fund to support female entrepreneurs around the world, Axios reported on Wednesday.

"The statistics and results prove that when you invest in women and girls, it benefits both developed and developing economies," the first daughter and senior presidential adviser told Axios's Mike Allen on Tuesday. "Women are an enormous untapped resource, critical to the growth of all countries."

Trump has secured commitments from a number of companies and foreign governments to provide funds to small- and medium-sized ventures, an unidentified source told Axios.

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Trump has reportedly spoken to World Bank Group PresidentĀ Jim Yong KimĀ about the plan, and is said to have the full support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' Bolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report Dershowitz: Bolton allegations would not constitute impeachable offense MORE.

Ivanka Trump was in Berlin on Tuesday to participate in a panel discussion at the Women20 summit, a conference promoting women's economic empowerment. During that discussion, Trump drew boos and jeers from the crowd after touting her father's position on women's issues.