CocoaTown President and Co-founder Andal Balu is one of the 26 female entrepreneurs in the first cohort of the Women Export University.

Source: atlinternationalaffairs.com | https://www.atlinternationalaffairs.com/meet-the-2021-women-export-u-cohort

The Mayor’s Office of International Affairs is pleased to introduce the 2021 cohort of the Women Export University, this group of amazing female entrepreneurs represents the diversity and range of industries that make Atlanta a hub for entrepreneurship and growth. The 26 female entrepreneurs participating in the first cohort of the Women Export University represent a range of industries including, manufacturing, education, retail, advertising and marketing, hospitality, energy, transportation, and high tech. The Women Export University curriculum will equip entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and resources to become globally competitive and increase the participation of women-owned businesses in international trade. The curriculum covers topics ranging from e-commerce, to incoterms, warehousing and custom regulations. 

The Women Export University is a partnership between the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and UPS that aims to increase the participation of women-owned business in  exporting and create more opportunities for women entrepreneurs to achieve economic equality.