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Egypt behind idea of celebrating Mother’s Day in all Arab countries

Today, Thursday, marks Mother’s Day, hence all mothers ponder this day. However, many people did not know that Egypt was the first Arab country to celebrate Mother’s Day in the Arab world, with all Arab countries soon following suit. Egyptians have chosen a day in the year to honour mothers, and to express their appreciation …

Nihal Samir

Empowering Egyptian women to be at forefront of entrepreneurship

SHECAN, the women’s entrepreneurship event in the MENA region, founded by Entrepenelle, hosted its 3rd edition at the Greek Campus days ago, under the headline theme ‘Successful Failures.’ The event saw a diverse range of talks, workshops, and panel discussions on women’s experiences in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, and invited a number of successful women entrepreneurs …

Daily News Egypt

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