She Entrepreneurs Program 2018 [Call for Applications]

Event overview

  • Event type:


  • Organizers:

    The Swedish Institute

  • Start date

    September 08, 2017

  • End date

    October 04, 2017

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Between 8 September and 4 October 2017, you can apply to She Entrepreneurs and take your social business initiative to a whole new level.

She Entrepreneurs is a recognised leadership program for young emerging women social entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) and Sweden.

This program allows women social entrepreneurs to develop their acquire a new set of personal skills and learn to leverage new tools in their businesses. Also, it builds their knowledge on various aspects of running a social enterprise, from branding to risk-taking for example.

Besides the skill building seminars and workshops, the program also offers a great opportunity for networking among like minded women who support each other in driving important changes in society.

Eligibility criteria for the program:

  • A woman between the age of 20 and 36.
  • A citizen of Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine*, Sweden, Syria, Tunisia or Yemen.
  • Driven and have an ongoing business initiative aimed at positive social change through entrepreneurial principles. The business initiative should be based and implemented in one of the program countries.
  • Proficient command of both written and spoken English, as well as basic knowledge of the internet and new technologies.

The program, spreading over eight months, comprises of three weeks of intensive training divided into two modules (12-23 March 2018 and 17-22 September 2018) in Sweden. The program will be delivered in English. All costs related to program content, accomodation, food and transport are covered.

*Palestinian ID holders, including Jerusalem ID.

Find out more on how you can be part of this program here:


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