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Swedish Institute-She Entrepreneurs

Do you want to take your businesses to a new level and develop both as an entrepreneur and a leader? Become part of a strong network of women entrepreneurs in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey through our leadership programme She Entrepreneurs.

DESCRIPTION

She Entrepreneurs is a leadership programme for highly motivated women entrepreneurs in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey who are building successful and sustainable businesses with the potential to make a difference in their societies. In the past ten years that the programme has been running, many successful entrepreneurs received support that helped them expand.

She Entrepreneurs is a practical and hands-on leadership training based on real business experiences, collaborative learning and participant-centric design. The programme provides tangible tools, insights and connections for participants who want to grow their businesses and develop as entrepreneurs, as well as leaders.

The programme runs over six months. It is delivered online with regular workshops and mentor support.

If you are ready to take your business to the next level and want to become part of a strong network of likeminded women who can support and inspire you on your journey – then She Entrepreneurs is the programme for you.

ELIGIBILITY

You are welcome to submit your application if you are a woman entrepreneur between the age of 22 and 45 (born 1976 – 2000) with a business that:

  • is already operational and ready to expand;
  • has the potential to develop a financially sustainable business model, generate a positive social impact, and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • is based in Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia or Turkey.

In addition, you should:

  • have a proficient command of both written and spoken English;
  • be willing to pay it forward by contributing at least two hours of pro bono mentorship to a junior entrepreneur in your home country during the programme.
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She Entrepreneurs is a programme for highly motivated women entrepreneurs in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. Photos: Moa Karlberg, Susanne Walström/Sylvie and Cecilia Larsson Lantz

BENEFITS

She Entrepreneurs will give you:

  • The opportunity to plan and strategise for your business in an inspiring and collaborative learning environment.
  • Regular support and input through sessions with expert mentors on an individual level as well as through group coaching.
  • Increased self-awareness as a leader and deepened understanding of how to build effective and motivated teams, while also taking care of your own work-life balance and long-term wellbeing.
  • Increased knowledge on topics such as business development, communication, business innovation, crisis management, growing through partnerships, finance and funding.
  • New perspectives on responsible and sustainable business practices from a social and an environmental perspective, as well as tangible tools for measuring your value creation.
  • A strong and active community of likeminded women.

HOW TO APPLY?

Deadline: 3 February 2022
Open to: women entrepreneurs between the age of 22 and 45 who are based in Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia or Turkey
Benefits: opportunity to plan and strategise for your business in an inspiring and collaborative learning environment

You are welcome to submit your application if you are a woman entrepreneur between the age of 22 and 45 (born 1976 – 2000) with a business that:

  • is already operational and ready to expand;
  • has the potential to develop a financially sustainable business model, generate a positive social impact, and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • is based in Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia or Turkey.

In addition, you should:

  • have a proficient command of both written and spoken English;
  • be willing to pay it forward by contributing at least two hours of pro bono mentorship to a junior entrepreneur in your home country during the programme.

Please note that we are not able to make any exceptions to the eligibility requirements.

To apply for She Entrepreneurs, please go to the application portal.

For further information, please visit the official website.

Linda Marta

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