Arab Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), Deadline January 5, 2015

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  • Start date

    February 12, 2015

  • End date

    March 27, 2015

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The Arab Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is a Citi Foundation-funded initiative, implemented by AMIDEAST in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Morocco. In each country 20 women will be selected to participate in the program and receive:

15 Days of training on business skills, conducted in Arabic, on topics such as:

  • What makes a successful entrepreneur
  • How to register a business in Lebanon
  • How to fund a new business or business growth
  • How to assess risk and feasibility
  • Strategic planning
  • Accounting and cash flow
  • Customer service
  • Sales skills

In addition:

  • Training
  • Mentorship
  • Group support
  • Develop a business plan
  • Network with business funders
  • Successful women guest speakers

To view the AWEP brochure, you can read it in either Arabic or English. To apply, complete the application form in either Arabic or English and submit your completed application via email to: or In person at: AMIDEAST, Bazerkan Building, Riad El Solh, Nijmeh Square, Downtown Beirut. Deadline to submit completed applications: January 5, 2015.

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