Launched by the empowerME initiative of the Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East Programs in March 2022, the fellowship aims to support women entrepreneurs in building leadership and executive capacity and scaling their startups to new heights.
To be eligible for the WIn Fellowship, you should meet the following criteria:
You are a woman resident of UAE
You are a founder or co-founder of a business and looking to take your business to the next level
You have five years of experience
You can speak Arabic and English fluently
You can commit to four 90-minute hybrid workshops done after 6:00 pm (of course, excluding local holidays)
There is no travel requirement and one week’s travel plan is only required for selected participants by the end of the program. Additionally, local networking sessions will be conducted for those that can attend.
The WIn Fellowship offers many benefits, including expanding your knowledge and skills, expanding your network and building new partnerships, finding mentors and supporters, and increasing your visibility and credibility within your industry, region, and beyond. By participating in the fellowship, you will acquire new knowledge and skills that can give you a competitive edge, access new markets and resources, and gain insights into industry trends.
The WIn Fellowship also provides an unparalleled network of mentors, business executives, and policymakers to accelerate the leadership and executive skills of women entrepreneurs. The program aims to develop a top-tier network of WIn fellows across the Middle East region who can support one another and be ambassadors for women's economic participation. It also exposes US policymakers, scholars, and the business community to a unique and direct perspective on women's opportunities and challenges in select countries.
Applications for the WIn Fellowship will close on May 25, 2023. To apply, visit this application link.
Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge, network, and skills as a woman entrepreneur in the UAE. For more information, visit the Atlantic Council website.