FVTC hosts women from Ukraine to teach small business practices

Fox Valley Technical College's Venture program is leading the week-long immersion program that will showcase some of the best small-business practices in Northeast Wisconsin, the report says.

The six women will visit some small businesses in Madison, and they'll stop in Green Bay later this week to visit Breakthrough Fuel and Eau Naturale Cosmetics.

Read alsoUkraine's IT boom could speed up EU integration - EU Observer"For me personally, it's a very huge experience, engaging with the culture, engaging with the... try the cuisine, meeting the people there, so that's very awesome," Anastasia Sleptsova from Odesa, Ukraine, said.

"It's really exciting to welcome guests from other parts of the world and to share with them our approach to entrepreneurship," Amy Pietsch, director of Venture Center, said, "and from a statewide and regional level, how we support and incentivize people to launch their own businesses, especially in the IT sector."

The women are visiting until Saturday.