News Flash: We are speaking at WomenSME

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We are thrilled to be speaking at this years WomenSME 2017 event, 3rd  4th Oct in Dubai. When women do better, economies do better. WOMENSME conference will not only unite the most powerful ladies of the region but will showcase their great achievements. A film about Women who lives in UAE and do their work with Love will be shown. According to the Kaufmann Foundation, a US$2 billion private US non-profit focusing on education and entrepreneurship, women are only a third as likely to get access to equity financing through angel investments or venture capital. The International Finance Corporation estimates that leaves a financing gap for women-owned SMEs in developing countries of $285bn. You want to do something good for economy? Invest in WomenSME. Gone are the days when MENA women worked only at education institutes, hospitals and government institutions. MENA women of today have assumed prominent roles as decision-makers, bankers, […]

Women-able 2017: Cohort #1 pitch

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May 20: Dubai:  It was great to see so many of our 2016 alumni join us to support this year’s 1st cohort  pitch their business at the Mall of Emirates Sheraton.  On stage, with a microphone  and in front of their families and supporters, Casey, Gerti, Mercy, Nicholla, Nisrine, Haifa, Rana and Isabelle conquered their nerves and sold their value proposition. We were delighted to have our principle mentors, Paula Bellamy Managing Director Ocean Wide Logistics and Maurice Cassan, the maestro of the strap line join us to provide insights and feedback. Again the wide variety of entries has produced some interesting entities; Nisrine Salah and Eshraqatee – providing personal healthcare services for our citizens in their golden years.  Casey Cole from  the HR-dept, specializing in strategic HR support for small businesses on the growth track.  Nicholla Henderson-Hall presented a supermarket concept for sourcing software solutions for start ups. Social support initiatives […]

19th Global WIL Forum

Endorsed by the UAE Ministry of Economy for the past four years, the 19th Global Women in Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum is bringing together up to 600 global male and female stakeholders to champion gender parity and celebrate women in leadership. Held under the theme “The Future of Everything”, this year’s forum will put a strong emphasis on sustainability, and the role of gender, cultural and ethnic diversity in driving economic prosperity. The program touches on key aspects of our modern society and explores diversity as the driving force of our collective future. Philanthropy and social impact, as well as education and arts and culture, will be central to the conversation. Designed to facilitate discussion, the program promotes innovative thinking and provides attendees with actionable strategies to further their personal development and nurture their professional growth. It revolves around three pillars: game changers, future builders, and storytellers.

We start again on Saturday 18th March

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Women-able is set to induct our first cohort for 2017 on Saturday 18th March. Throughout the next 8 weeks, our selected entrepreneurs will go on a journey to shape and create their business. Customers, Channels, Finance, Commercial acumen and most importantly growing confidence to go out and make sales. We are delighted some of our 2016 alumni will be joining us to welcome our new entrants. Curious, we still have space – email info@grow-me.biz  and find out how to join Women-able.