3rd Annual Conference "WOMEN FOR SUCCESS – Leveraging Women Network to Excel

Location: Main Hall League of Arab States
From : 19 February 2017     To : 19 February 2017

Business Women of Egypt 21

Women for Success – Leveraging Women Networks to Excel

18th – 23rd of February 2017

Program Itinerary


18 February 2017             Cairo


Arrival to Fairmont Nile City Hotel


Day at leisure    

18:00                     Gathering at the Lobby of Fairmont Nile City Hotel (2 Buses)

18:15                     Two Big Buses will be ready in front of Fairmont Nile City Hotel

Departure to Mohamed Ali Manial Palace for a Royal Cocktail followed by Seated Dinner


19:00 - 19:15       “Zafa” oriental folklore

19:15 -   19:45     Cocktail Reception with Light Music

19:45 - 20:30       Group Photo at the golden hall of the palace

20:30 - 20:45       Welcome speech

20:45 - 21:30       Oriental Show while serving the seated Dinner

21:30 - 23:30       Rula Zaki, famous Egyptian Singer


Back to Fairmont Nile City Hotel

Overnight in Cairo


19 February 2017   Cairo

09:30-10:00       Registration

10:00-11:30       Inauguration of the Conference at the Arab League

               Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dr. Yomna El Sheridy

Egyptian Officials/Ministers

10:00-10:20         H.E. Sahar Nasr, Minister of International Cooperation

10:20-10:40       Maya Morsi, President, National Women Council

10:40-11:00       H.E. Yehia Rashed, Minister of Tourism

11:00-11:20        H.E. Ambassador Inas Mekkawy, Head of Women, Family & Childhood Department, Arab League


11:20-11:40        H.E. Ghada Wally, Minister of Social Solidarity

11:40-12:20       Protocol Signing with Minister of Social Solidarity (FORSA), Bahrain Businesswomen, Jordanian Businesswomen, Erbil Businesswomen and UN Global Compact


12:20-12:45         Coffee Break /Lunch snacks


13:00-16:30       Leveraging Women Net Works, Moderator Dr. Abla Abdel Latif, /Malak Wahba

Session 1

13:00-14:30       Eco Systems to Support SMEs

13:00- 13:15       Reem El Saady, Financing SMEs

13:15-13:30       Shery F. Carlin, Mission Director, USAID, Start-ups

13:30-13:45       Nehad Shelbaya, Human Capital

13:45-14:00         Fatima Giuliano, Global Project Partners (GPP)

14:00-14:15       Nagwa El Shinawy, Ministry of Communication

14:15-14:30       Nevine Gamea. Social Fund for Development

14:30:14:45         Wael Fakharany, CEO, Careem, on gender program


14:45-15:15         Coffee Break /snacks


15:15-16:30       Business Women Associations, 5 minutes introduction, Moderator Eman El Garhy

1. Feryal Nass, President Bahrain Business Women

2. Bahia Bejar, Chambre Nationale des femmes chefs d’entreprises, Tunisia.

3. Cynthia Abou Khater, League of Lebanese Women in Business

4. Ulrike Rohleff, German Association of Female Women Entrepreneurs (VdU)

5. Triska Ihsan Yasin, Business Women of Kurdistan

6. Shaikha Dr. Hind El Qassemy, Business Women of UAE

7. MariaRita Regominti, Italian Business Women

8. Kholoud Gassim, Saudi Business Women

9. Ayesha Akhtar, Bangladesh Business Women

10. Corinne Heijn, United Success

11. Ann Kleynhans, South Africa Business Women

12. Francoise LeFevre, France Business Women

13. May Khoury, Jordan Business Women

14. Karima Guemache, Association des femmes algériennes chefs d’entreprises,

15.Hala El Misrati, Libyan Businesswomen Association

16.Sahar Eissa, USA Businesswomen

17. Ghada Al-Naffeesi, Jordan Forum for Business & Professional Women

18. Lynn Freiji, Canada Businesswomen

19. Dania Jamal Gharaibeh, USA Businesswomen

20. Shaikha Maryam Hamad Alkhalifa, Bahrain Businesswomen


16:45                     Departure by buses to Traditional Seafood for Aswan delegates

18:30                Buses  Fairmont Nile City Hotel



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