Inspiration of the month: Marielle Khayat

Marielle has been in the innovation, design and entrepreneurship field for 7 years now. After her studies in Management, she left Lebanon and moved around China and the US  before settling in Paris. Throughout her travels, she stayed passionate about highlighting the good things happening in Lebanon. In 2012, she co-wrote Losing Touch, a book about the disappearing Lebanese trades, that depicted the lives of the trade workers of Beirut. The success of this experience was yet another proof of how much power the Lebanese can draw from their love of the country. Today, she is still convinced that being far does not mean being disconnected, and so Koullouna was born! Koullouna is a box that features 6-7 local Lebanese artisans and producers under a specific theme each month. The […]

Womenpreneur Initiative is officially joining WEgate to support women entrepreneurship

On 31 January 2018,  WEgate invited us to speak at Co-creating seminar in the European Parliament hosted by MP @AngelikaMlinar.  We are excited to be part of this great platform with aim of helping women to excel and exceed. WEgate is a European platform created with the objective to provide women, wishing to start and grow their own businesses, […]

Entrepreneur Middle East : The Magazine That Helps You Grow Professionally

Entrepreneur Middle East is a regional business magazine based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the guide for the region’s entrepreneurs and future business leaders. You will find the latest news from the business world in the MENA region but also advices on how to start, run and grow your business to its full extent. […]

Womenpreneur Initiative & Women in Business are partnering up to empower #Women

Womenpreneur & Women in Business join forces in empowering women to take their leadership to the next level. The two respective organisations share a common vision for women’s future; to exceed and excel. Women in Business is a platform for female entrepreneurs in Brussels. The organization aims at promoting, supporting and guiding women through their […]

Roundtable with Ms. Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize for democracy and human rights

As a result of gender discrimination, women have suffered throughout history: suppression of identify, lack of social recognition, usurpation of legal rights and economic dependence.  We have however come a long way in narrowing the gender gap and thus recognising women’s humanity.  But there is a lot more to be done in our endeavour of […]

Womenpreneur Featured at Social Enablers as Change-Maker Organization

As part of Social Enablers celebration of female entrepreneurs who are making real difference in their communities, we are profiling one of the inspiring social entrepreneurs “Sana Afouaiz” who shared with us her inspiring journey on why she created Womenpreneur Initiative as a way to foster women’s economic participation in the MENA region. Woman power […]

North South Centre of Council of Europe is proudly supporting Womenpreneur Initiative.

The support will mainly focus on fostering female entrepreneurship initiative in the Middle East and North Africa, the partnership aims also to strengthen the bridge between Europe and the MENA region for women empowerment. Moreover, NSC focuses on supporting actions to increase competitiveness of female led small and medium enterprises through Womenpreneur Professional Entrepreneurial Programme.