Women-UP is an Egyptian initiative funded by the EuropeAid, and coordinated by the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in cooperation with SEKEM Foundation and Techno Khair Foundation..
& Expected Impact
- Women-UP will have a positive impact on the women-business culture in Egypt. The project will provide the target groups with the necessary physical facilities and consultancies through the “Women Social Innovation Centre” as well as through this platform.
- Women-UP will organise workshops and policy dialogues within its activities with the engagement of policy makers and public-private stakeholders aiming to identifying the current situation of women and to provide recommendation for the future where further steps will be taken for the development of women entrepreneurs’ situation in Egypt and for their empowerment.
- Trainings and info-sessions will be carried out for the households’ women entrepreneurs with the scope of improving their leadership and vocational skills and encouraging the spirit of social rights in them and motivating them to continue their journey and enlarge their business.
- Women-UP will carry out Demo Days for female social entrepreneurs, marketplaces for single headed micro businesses and Brokerage Events within the project life and beyond and these activities will be organised in different areas in Egypt.