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International Women’s Day: where does Egypt stand in terms of women’s economic empowerment?

Friday 8 March marks the International Women’s Day 2019, while several government officials, parliamentarians, and UN women personnel assembled to ring the stock exchange bell to raise awareness on the importance of women’s economic empowerment. The first International Women’s Day to be officially recognized was back in 1911, and 2019 marks the 107th annual celebration. …

Nihal Samir

Female entrepreneurship once a dream, now phenomenon 

A lot of women entrepreneurs think that obtaining an investment for their project or turning their project into a business, is a way of turning their dreams into a reality. To become inspired and encouraged, some women entrepreneurs either prefer to listen to an inspirational talk from someone who overcame many obstacles to reach national …

Nihal Samir

SHE CAN kicks off on 8 March

SHE CAN, a female entrepreneurship event in the MENA region, is kicking off its 3rd edition on 8 March at the Greek Campus in Downtown Cairo. This year, the conference’s theme will be ‘Successful failures’, which focuses on highlighting the different challenges and hurdles faced by the startups. Throughout the whole day, empirical cases will …

Daily News Egypt

BWE21 will hold its 5th annual conference between 23 to 26 February

The Business women of Egypt 21 association (BWE21) announced that its fifth annual conference will be held under the title theme of Globalisation of SME’s, “She Made IT,” during the period from 23 to 26 February in the Aswan and Cairo governorates. The conference this year is held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the ministries of social solidarity, antiquities, culture, and …

Daily News Egypt

Women’s brains four years younger than men’s brains: study

Scientists have just discovered a new distinction between the brains of the two sexes: age-related changes to the brain occur more slowly in women than in men. The brains of women are four years younger than men, and that difference occurs since early adulthood and lasts until old age, according to a study by researchers …

Daily News Egypt

21 female exhibitors from BWE21 participated in IATF

Business Women of Egypt 21 (BWE21) revealed that it participated in the Intra African Trade Fair (IATF) that took place from 11 to 17 December in Cairo, through the participation of 21 exhibitors from the BWE21, presenting various products. Notably, the IATF was the first exhibition of its kind in Africa that provides a platform …

Daily News Egypt

Woman pleads for help after father kidnaps son, flees to Turkey

Social media hashtags went viral recently in support of a divorced mother called Andaleb Fahmy whose ex-husband has kidnapped her son. Digging into the incident, Daily News Egypt interviewed Fahmy who works as a professor in a mass communications faculty at one of the private universities in Egypt. She said with tears in her eyes, …

Nihal Samir