She Entrepreneurs is a leadership programme for young emerging women social entrepreneurs in the Middle East, North Africa and Sweden. The programme aims to give the participants innovative tools for sustainable change while seeking to create an active network of women change-makers.
Who can apply?
The programme focuses on young driven women in Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Sweden, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank-Gaza and Yemen who address social challenges and strive for social change through creating and managing social projects based on entrepreneurial principles. She Entrepreneurs offers inspiration, tools and networks aimed at strengthening participants in their role as social entrepreneurs.
Please note that the deadline for applying to the She Entrepreneurs Programme 2013 has passed and the programme will be held April 6-17, 2013. You are welcome to apply in October 2013 for next year’s programme.
The She Entrepreneurs programme runs for one year, with participants meeting for ten days in Sweden and one week in the MENA region. Participants are provided with tools to develop a social project for sustainable change in their country or region. In between the modules, the participants work on their own projects locally, coached by group mentors over digital platforms.
Through the programme, participants are offered the opportunity to meet organisations as well as leading social and business entrepreneurs. Participants also become part of an active network that strengthens the role of women and supports personal and professional development.