Tuesday, 20 April 2021 – 4:21 PM
DUBAI, 20 April, WAM – The Dubai Businesswomen Council and Creative Zone announced the launch of the second round of the She Leads 2 accelerator program, following the success of the first edition of the program, which aims to support more than 100 businesswomen and entrepreneurs over a 12-week period through Virtual training sessions.
She Leads program provides innovative solutions to the challenges that women and business leaders face when starting their projects, such as how to access financing, learn about their legal rights, how to attract clients, and other topics that provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills at this stage.
She Leads 2 aims to support ten women entrepreneurs through training sessions over the course of a whole week to help them launch successful projects. The program will provide the two best startups with an opportunity to accelerate their business by obtaining a free trade license from the Creative Zone, in addition to providing a full range of solutions such as taxes and subsidies. Accounting, banking, media and marketing, and how to access finance.
The program will also help familiarize the winning companies with the program’s partners and the products of Microsoft and Zone companies, as well as providing guidance and mentoring services for a full year by industry leaders and businessmen.
Nadine Halabi, Director of Business Development at the Dubai Businesswomen Council said: “She Leads 2 aims to support women entrepreneurs through various methods and tools. This includes some tools that entrepreneurs may not be aware of regarding merging or establishing companies. The two winning companies will benefit from learning valuable opinions from leaders. Industry and expert support in the early stages of building their companies.
For his part, Lorenzo Juris, CEO of Creative Zone, expressed his happiness with the program, which is not only concerned with empowering women to launch their projects and businesses strongly, but also does not aim to have these companies add value to everyone.
She Leads 2 aims to support women entrepreneurs in the various stages of their business, starting from the pre-launch stage, during the early stages of the project, or after the actual launch of the company. On the other hand, applicants for the program must have a strong product or service, a supportive business plan and a vision for growth and The program for the participants all the tools necessary for the success of business and commercial projects, including ideal and successful practices for establishing companies and enhancing networking opportunities.
WAM / Salama Al Shamsi / Islama Al Hussein