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“Souk El Tayeb” Partners with UNICEF to launch “AHLAN”: A new approach to create opportunities for youth in Lebanon

“Souk El Tayeb” Partners with UNICEF to launch “AHLAN”: A new approach to create opportunities for youth in Lebanon

Beirut June 30, 2022 – UNICEF, in partnership with “Souk El Tayeb”, launched “AHLAN”, a network of community-based social enterprises that aims at creating sustainable and local businesses  and providing opportunities for vulnerable youth, females and families within their communities to meet the increasing demand in the agro-tourism sector. Ahlan will include 4 small scale

Pierre Choueiri Receives Bunyan Award for Leadership and Entrepreneurship during Group Delegation Visit to Expo 2020 Dubai

Dubai, UAE – March 17, 2022: Choueiri Group, the leading media representation group in the Middle East, announced that HH Sheikh Nahayan bin Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Commissioner-General of Expo 2020 Dubai, and Chairman of University Leadership Council (ULC), has granted Mr. Pierre Choueiri the ‘Bunyan Award for Excellence in

Economic recovery relies on empowering women entrepreneurs, according to Mastercard study

Fifth-annual Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) findings demonstrate the resilience of women entrepreneurs across 65 economies despite disproportionate challenges during Covid-19 pandemic Six economies in MENA have recorded progress in their MIWE scores, although work remains on women’s representation in business ownership and leadership, as well as female financial inclusion Beirut, Lebanon; 22 March

Ally Salama-led EMPWR announces Middle East’s first wellness program for entrepreneurs; partners with Universities of Canada in Egypt

In a first, EMPWR — the organization led by Middle East mental health ambassador Ally Salama — has announced a wellness program for entrepreneurs, developed in partnership with the Universities of Canada in Egypt.  March 14, Dubai, UAE: EMPWR, the UAE-based organization behind the Middle East’s first mental health magazine, has announced the region’s first-ever wellness

Procter & Gamble launches the first ever UAE Women Entrepreneurs Academy in partnership with WEConnect International

From March 7-9, P&G’s Women Entrepreneurs Academy will conduct industry wide training for 20 high-level women executives and business owners in the UAE Dubai, UAE – 10 March 2022: Procter & Gamble Middle East FZE kickstarted its Women Entrepreneurs Academy scheduled from March 7-9 in its MENA Innovation Centre Dubai offices in collaboration with WEConnect

Lebanon is internationally renowned for its wine … today for its cider as well!

WATA Cider wins three international awards during the Sagardoaren Lurraldea International Cider competition in Spain and puts Lebanon for the first time on the map of best cider producers in the world. WATA Cider participated in November 2021, in the Sagardoaren Lurraldea International Cider competition in Spain. More than 70 ciders from around the world

FabricAID Closes Its Seed Round at 1.6 Million USD

The startup has raised the largest seed round for a social enterprise in the region. Clothing has become one of the most consumed goods in our world with clothing consumption rates 400% higher today than they were just two decades ago. More than half of discarded clothing ends up in landfills where it piles up

C3 and Accenture Join Forces to Launch C3 I.D.E.A. Accelerator

• The C3 I.D.E.A. Accelerator – powered by Accenture – will support 10 startups across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region that are working towards achieving Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access across different communities • Selected startups will showcase their solutions in the Accenture lounge at Expo 2020 • Key corporate partners Standard

C3 and Accenture Join Forces to Launch C3 I.D.E.A. Accelerator

The C3 I.D.E.A. Accelerator – powered by Accenture – will support 10 startups across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region that are working towards achieving Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access across different communities • Selected startups will showcase their solutions in the Accenture lounge at Expo 2020 • Key corporate partners Standard Chartered

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