Trump, Trudeau meet with female business leaders

NTD Staff
By NTD Staff
February 13, 2017USshare

President Donald Trump says he is looking to work with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ease access to capital for female entrepreneurs.

Trump and Trudeau are taking part in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce as part of their first official meeting.

Trump says the “system is not working so well for entrepreneurs” – particularly for women.

Trudeau adds that having “women in business is a powerful leverage for success.”

Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, attended the meeting and helped recruit participants and set the agenda.

The two countries will announce a joint task force and are expected to discuss issues like child care and maternity leave.

 

(AP)

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