BEIJING, June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and DHgate.com CEO Diane Wang met to begin a dialogue on how to enable more SMEs (small-and-medium enterprises) to global markets and how to promote women entrepreneurship. Since Sheryl Sandberg is known world-wide as a dominant female business leader and leading advocate for women, and Diane Wang is co-Chair of the APEC Women's Forum and was named by Forbes as one of the most influential women in Asia, this meeting truly embodies the most elite of female business leaders and advocates from the east and the west uniting to make the world a better place for women.
During the meeting, the two women discussed their priorities regarding empowering more women entrepreneurs and helping small businesses reach global markets, challenges they face, and how they can cooperate together to attain their goals. They specially discussed developing projects to empower women worldwide, as well as projects across the APEC region to promote cross-border e-commerce among small businesses. Both Sheryl Sandberg and Diane Wang have said they will continue this conversation, and in the future will focus on how to leverage social networks and e-commerce to empower small businesses to enter global markets.