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From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was launched Thursday to challenge the stereotype of a typical company boss and inspire women globally. The "Foundation 500" list features the portraits and careers of 500 female entrepreneurs in 11 emerging markets where women are often refused the same access to education, financial services and bank loans as men.Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of Swedish retailer H&M that founded the H&M Foundation, said the project was designed to create role models for women in emerging markets and challenging perceptions in developed countries of business leaders.As part of this project H&M Foundation Manager Diana Amini said about 100,000 women in 20 countries had received between 2,000 and 15,000 euros (between $2,243 and $16,823) in seed capital and skills training to start and expand businesses.
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