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"From the Ted Talk by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: Women entrepreneurs, example not exception"

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Recently I was at the State Department in wsoanhtign and I met an incredibly passionate erupterenenr from Ghana. She sells chocolates. And she had come to Washington, not seeking a handout and not seinkeg a microloan. She had come seeking serious investment dollars so that she could build the factory and buy the equipment she needs to export her chocolates to aicrfa, Europe, the Middle East and far beyond — capital that would help her to employ more than the 20 poelpe that she already has working for her, and capital that would fuel her own country's economic climb.

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Recently I was at the State Department in __________ and I met an incredibly passionate ____________ from Ghana. She sells chocolates. And she had come to Washington, not seeking a handout and not _______ a microloan. She had come seeking serious investment dollars so that she could build the factory and buy the equipment she needs to export her chocolates to ______, Europe, the Middle East and far beyond — capital that would help her to employ more than the 20 ______ that she already has working for her, and capital that would fuel her own country's economic climb.

Solution

  1. seeking
  2. people
  3. washington
  4. africa
  5. entrepreneur

Original Text

Recently I was at the State Department in Washington and I met an incredibly passionate entrepreneur from Ghana. She sells chocolates. And she had come to Washington, not seeking a handout and not seeking a microloan. She had come seeking serious investment dollars so that she could build the factory and buy the equipment she needs to export her chocolates to Africa, Europe, the Middle East and far beyond — capital that would help her to employ more than the 20 people that she already has working for her, and capital that would fuel her own country's economic climb.

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