“Womenpreneur” provides women entrepreneurs across the MENA region a unique platform to connect with experts in business.  It brings together 10 women entrepreneurs, every year, to develop their businesses, their capacities and showcase their offering services.

It advances the full participation of women entrepreneursin the MENA region through their professionaland personal empowerment.

Womenpreneuridentifies high potential women-owned social profit enterprises, which are on the cusp of growth, through our one-year competitive program to support growth-oriented women business owners to take their businesses and leadership to the next level.

Target Group: Who can apply?

Womenpreneur is seeking applications from women business owners and entrepreneur from The Middle East and North Africa who:

The program content:

The selected entrepreneurs will gain knowledge and skills in the following topics:

Other needs may arise according to the needs of the selected mentees, the mentors will respond accordingly. Some mentees may address specific questions on particular field areas; the selection committee will make sure to match the needs of the mentees to their mentors according to their professional expertise.

Some mentees may be assisted by more than one mentor depending on their needs, if require different expertise approaches.

How do we select the entrepreneurs?

A selection committee consisting of advisory committee and management team evaluate the applications according to the following criteria:

About 20 shortlisted applicants are called for interviews as a second step in the selection process. The interviews are conducted through Skype. 10 successful applicants will receive an offer to participate in the programme.

Worth: what can I gain from the Womenpreneurprgram ?

Strengthened knowledge, skills, and confidence in six core areas, business planning, leadership, financial management, personal development, networking and marketing.

Participation to the Program means approval and commitment to abide by the rules and procedures of this Program.

Indicative Calendar of the Program

Call for participation 19/09/2017
Deadline for submission of Applications 15/11/2017
Notification of results of the evaluation of applications and communication to the shortlisted candidates 20/11/2017
Selection of the 10 successful application 01/12/2017
The official start of the online entrepreneurial training From: 15/12/2017-15/07/2018

 

The applicant needs to submit their application form and business presentation, to this address: info@wpi.digityser.org

We accept application in English, Arabic or French.

Download the application form from here