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SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Leads Global Entrepreneurship Ministerial in Colombia

Fifteen nations and international organizations represented in SME policy discussion 

MEDELLIN – Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)  and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, kicked-off the second annual Global Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) Ministerial during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Medellín, Colombia today. Fifteen nations and several international bodies were represented at the ministerial featuring agency leaders and other senior officials responsible for small business and entrepreneurship policy. This year’s dialogue was focused on four key pillars: creating jobs, building international collaboration, facilitating trade, and promoting gender equity. Continue Reading