Navajo Women Entrepreneurs Graduate From Free Online Business Training Program
Graduates of Project DreamCatcher pose with U. S. Representative Greg Stanton. DreamCatcher is a partnership between the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. (Photo by Kalle Benallie/Cronkite News)
Thursday, March 26, 2020
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Project DreamCatcher, Freeport-McMoRan’s free online business training program designed to create economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs, recently graduated 16 Navajo women from the Navajo Nation in Arizona and New Mexico.
DreamCatcher is part of the DreamBuilder project, which is a partnership between the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the Thunderbird School of Global Management, which developed the program's curriculum and provides the instruction online and in person.
DreamBuilder is a business innovation program that includes core business management topics such as business planning, market research, marketing, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, branding, pricing, customer service, human resources and goal setting, which are taught in an interactive format. To learn more about the DreamBuilder program, visit dreambuilder.org.
Project DreamCatcher was established in 2015, specifically targeting Native American women from the Hualapai, Tohono O’odham, San Carlos Apache, White Mountain Apache and Navajo tribes.
DreamBuilder and DreamCatcher are funded by Freeport-McMoRan Inc. and the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona.