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Fully Funded Training for Women Entrepreneurs from the Swedish Institute in Sweden 2019

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Are you a woman with a vision? Do you want to develop as a social entrepreneur to lead change? Apply to a leadership programme unlike any other and take your social business initiative to a new level.

She Entrepreneurs is a recognised leadership programme for young emerging women social entrepreneurs in the MENA-region and Sweden. It is leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society using entrepreneurial principles, and the programme is based on real business experiences and collaborative learning. At the heart of the programme is personal and professional development. The aim of the She Entrepreneurs is to support young women social entrepreneurs by giving them the tools and methods they need to develop their social enterprise.

You can apply to She Entrepreneurs if you:

  1. are a woman between the age of 20 and 36
  2. are driven and have an ongoing business initiative aimed at positive social change through entrepreneurial principles
  3. are a citizen of Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine (Palestinian ID holders, including Jerusalem ID.), Sweden, Syria, Tunisia or Yemen 
  4. have a proficient command of both written and spoken English, as well as basic knowledge of the internet and new technologies
  5. work on your social business must already be started and should be based and implemented in your country of citizenship or in one of the countries above.
  6. can take part in all parts of the programme

She Entrepreneurs will give you:

  1. The opportunity to develop your own social business initiative and acquire personal skills and innovative tools.
  2. Support to think like an entrepreneur – from generating ideas to executing a strategic and sustainable business model.
  3. Increased knowledge on topics such as social entrepreneurship, business development, communication, branding, sales, finance and funding.
  4. Individual feedback on your social business initiative from leading social and business entrepreneurs and group mentors in Sweden and MENA. This feedback will give you the chance to rethink and fine-tune your idea.
  5. A strong and active network of likeminded women entrepreneurs who inspire and support each other in driving important changes in society.

Costs covered and arranged by Swedish Institute:

  1. Training and content
  2. Accommodation, food and domestic transport during the programme
  3. Flight tickets to and from module 1 and 2
  4. Insurance covering acute illness and accident when in Sweden
  5. Visa costs

About the Swedish Institute:

The Swedish Institute is a public agency that encourages interest and trust in Sweden around the world. They operate in the fields of culture, education, science and business in seeking to strengthen ties and promote development.

They build up lasting relations between Sweden and other countries with a view to enhancing Sweden’s attractiveness. To this end, they disseminate information, develop skills, promote cultural exchange and cooperation, and provide funding and grants.

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Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Age Groups
20 -36

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Travel costs, Visa costs, Accommodation, Food, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
CV, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
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