FCEM is the pioneer association uniting women business owners from the world over. Founded in France in 1945 at the end of World War II by Yvonne Foinant, and months before the United Nations, the Association quickly spread into other European countries and the 5 continents.

Today the network FCEM includes over 120 different countries and 5 millions members from the five continents.

And FCEM membership is growing, with new demands for membership each year.

FCEM is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political and secular organization whose activities at the national and international level are aimed at promoting women-led businesses, strengthen and support national associations of women business leaders.

to join

FCEM membership is only available through membership in an affiliated National Association.
For information on FCEM National Associations, simply click on ‘MEMBERS STATES’.

For countries that do not have a national association of women business owners or that are not currently members, you are invited to contact the FCEM Regional Commissioner for your region. FCEM welcomes the opportunity to be of assistance.
 
For information on FCEM National Associations, simply visit the page MEMBERS STATES

Alone we are invisible togheter we are invincible

OpportunitieS and advantages

For national associations of women business owners, FCEM is an ideal environment for reinforcing the exchange of ideas and best practices among associations from the world over.

For the individual woman entrepreneur, FCEM presents an enriching experience to meet other like-minded women from the world over.

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WOMEN IN THE SPOTLIGHT

KAREN BENNETTS

NAWBO
U.S.A.

FAYE RIDDIFORD

BAWE
United Kingdom

NUR H. NEZIR

VdU
Germany

YVONNE E. FOINANT
FCEM Founder

the history of presidents

Yvonne Edmond Foinant, is the founder in 1945 of the Association of Women entrepreneurs FCE «Les Femmes Chefs d’Entreprises», was born in France in 1890 in a engineer family. She has been forced to manage her self, in a society where women could not access to work and entrepreneurship easily.

But with the First World War, the woman had been forced to hold leading positions after this massacre.

 

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FCEM
12, rue Émile Allez
Paris 75017

TEL. +33 (0)6 81 41 21 32 22

worldsecretary@fcem.org

Siège Sociale :

FCEM (Femmes Chefs d’Entreprises Mondiales)
Forum Francophone des Affaires,
3 Place de la Coupole BP98,
Charenton 94223, CEDEX, France


Siret : 834 792 400 00014
APE : 9499Z Date prise d’activité : 04/01/1945