Clinton Global Initiative Announces New Program Spearheaded by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold to Train Thousands of Women Entrepreneurs

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Clinton Global Initiative Announces New Program Spearheaded by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold to Train Thousands of Women Entrepreneurs

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From left to right, Kellie Kreiser, Executive Director of Thunderbird for Good; Senator Hillary Clinton; Emad Rizkalla, founder and CEO of Bluedrop; and Tracy Bame, President of the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation (Photo: Business Wire)

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

CONTENT: Press Release

July 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - American DreamBuilder: The Women’s Business Creator was recently introduced at the third meeting of Clinton Global Initiative America in Chicago. The program provides online business training for women entrepreneurs across America and was featured by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the CGI America meeting. American DreamBuilder: The Women’s Business Creator, is being created by Bluedrop Performance Learning, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and Thunderbird School of Global Management and will provide thousands of women with the online business training to create and grow their own businesses.

American DreamBuilder is an expansion of a program originally developed to help women in mining communities in Chile and Peru. American DreamBuilder is a 12-course program for women who own small or medium-sized businesses and need additional training and support to increase their income, job creation and success. With the support of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., American Dreambuilder will be available free to aspiring women entrepreneurs and will launch in the coming months.

The American DreamBuilder courses can be completed at the participant’s own pace, on any computer with internet access, at any time. Core business management topics such as business planning, market research, marketing, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, branding, pricing, customer service, human resources and goal setting are covered in an interactive format. To learn more about American DreamBuilder, visit http://dreambuilder.org/

For further information about how Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. supports education initiatives and the communities in which they operate, please visit their website at http://www.fcx.com/envir/soc_com.htm

Please see the 2011 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts. http://www.fcx.com/envir/wtsd/pdf-wtsd/2011/WTSD_Bk_2011.pdf

Keywords: Education | Clinton Global Initiative | Education | Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold | Social Impact & Volunteering | Success | Thunderbird | business training | entrepreneurship program | job creation | online classes

CAMPAIGN: Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

CONTENT: Press Release

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