North Meets East : Women In Business – Kenya

The importance of women’s entrepreneurship for economic growth is  increasingly being recognized in the Middle East and North Africa.  with women owned business being recognized for contributing to economic growth, wealth creation and creating employment opportunities for other women. This forum therefore seeks to bring together leading business women from the North and East of […]

Kenya Trade Mission ( North meets East )

Going with Egypt’s strategy to boost and tighten relationships economically with Africa , BWE21 is organizing ” Women in Business Forum ” to Kenya in a bid to bring business women from North and East of Africa together to network and build new partnership. It is a great opportunity to explore how we can benifit […]

Unleashing The Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs In Egypt

In the Opening Plenary the position paper of FEI on the development of women entrepreneurship was presented. Parallel Working Group Discussions:- -Session One: Macro-level policies to advance the WED Agenda :– In this session, an in-depth discussion on gender-sensitive National policy, regulation and strategy for entrepreneurship. The interactive discussion based on the position paper’s Condition […]

Meeting With Mr. Monty Palmer & Ms. Jody Schubret From AECOM (SEEDS)

  _There Are Two Main Points We Discussed :- First Project : Economic Governs Develop Project ( Will Be Going For 5 Years) Second Project : Women’s Empowerment  _  And Other Topics That We Also  Discussed Was :- To What Extent Does The Government Support Women In Business? How Women Can Transform Their Vision Into Action, […]

Meeting With Mr. Thomas Cieslik (Federal Ministry) & Ms. Magdalena Seydeilz (GIZ)

_We Discussed: Our Projects With GPP & SEQUA As A Mean Of Boasting Development And Implementing More Projects. How We Are Going To Have A Common Interests Along With The German Side As (GPP & SEQUA) From A Lot Of Sides Such As (VDU). On Their Side, They Informed Us They Started A Project With […]

Dr. yomna El sheridy Attends Seminar On Egyptian -Spanish Bilateral R&D Programmes

This Seminar was about ( How to Develop your Innovative Products and Technologies with a Spanish Partner) The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) is a new guideline for bilateral international investment agreements (IIAs) to be used in Egypt’s negotiations on these agreements. The Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation and the General […]

Meeting with Board Members & Organizing Team for Discussion on the 6th Annual Conference of BWE 21

On Wednesday, 3/7/2019, Dr. Yomna El sheridy , the Chairman, held a meeting at Businesswomen of EGYPT Association with Board Members and the Organizing team  to discuss about the 6th Conference of the Association which will be held in Sharm El Sheikh in the period between 22: 25 of February 2020.

Empowering Women Towards Gender Equality In The MENA Region

-Regional seminar This regional symposium will be held in Amman, Jordan, as part of the partnership between the Committee The National Council of the Arab States and the Arab Center for Training and Research / Kawthar For two days, according to the project work plan and this, on 13 – 14 June 2019. It should […]

Hosting Dr. Yomna El Sheridy At Today Program On DMC

The Following Is Discussed During The Program: – Government plan to increase Egyptian exports to 55 billion pounds, which is: 1. Increase the number of companies manufactured and exported 2. Improving the trade balance and increasing industrial investments 3. Increase and diversify the imported markets for Egyptian products 4. Establishment of industrial projects in Upper […]

BWE 21 Attends CHF ELGF Training Institutions Providers Tips Information

They Support SMEs As Per Their Say By Providing : 1- Loan Guarantee Facility 2- Non Financial Service Support With A Max Of $2000. They Say The Company Can Take Two Times. They Support Software Price And Consultant Fees Too. 3- They Give Training Specially For Women In Business Through Registered Trainers And Support The […]

workshop With Banque Du Caire & BWE 21

We Discussed As Follow Through Our Meeting With Banque Du Caire : • How to reach the African market • The role of the Ministry in facilitating trade • Identify an initiative to finance small and medium enterprises • Learn more about trade finance services and export facilitation • How to obtain soft loans • […]


“Development Can Only Be Inclusive”, This was the opening word given by Dr. Soukeina Bouraoui, around access to financing in the Mediterranean neighborhood. Three main topics were discussed :- 1: How to better harness digital and other technologies for start-ups and SME growth & How to integrate a technological dimension into national SME agendas? 2: […]

Meeting With Ms. Helena De Filippo, President Of AFAEMME

On April 24, 2019,  the European Union Delegation in Cairo held a meeting with Ms. Helena De Filippo, president of AFAEMME, a member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Chairperson of the Euro-Mediterranean Follow-up Committee for Economic and Social Councils and similar institutions, and Mrs. Beatrice Boris, Economic and social development. EESC would […]

Achievements Of the Women’s Economic Conference With India

On the sidelines of the “Women Economic Forum” and in the presence of Her Excellency Ambassador Heba Al-Marassi “Ambassador of Egypt in New Delhi” and Ambassador Alia Ghannam, Head of Mission of the League of Arab States in India. In a variety of fields, a memorandum of understanding was signed between Businesswomen Of Egypt  21 […]

Protocol Of Cooperation Between AWB And AFDB

During the “Africa Development Forum”, a protocol of cooperation between AWB and AFDB was signed, as well as businesswomen associations ( Businesswomen Of Egypt 21, one from Morocco, one from Senegal , One of the Ivory Coast). The objective of this agreement is to promote entrepreneurship among women by providing preferential financing and training / […]

Inter-African Trade Fair (IATF)

The Association participated in the International Trade Fair (IATF) which was held from 11 to 17 December 2018 through the establishment of a special wing of the Association of 21 companies, all of whom are businesswomen members of the Association and the African Inter-African Trade Fair is the first of its kind in Africa. A […]

Protocol of cooperation between Egypt and Pakistan

On the sidelines of 70 years of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Pakistan, a protocol of cooperation was signed with the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Pakistan to promote trade relations between Egypt and Pakistan in the presence of representatives of Pakistan’s business sector chambers and head of mission of Pakistan in […]

Pricing Strategic & Market Challenges

The Businesswomen of Egypt 21 held a workshop entitled “Product Pricing Strategy” on Sunday, 9/9/2018 at the German Chamber of Commerce in Cairo. The Speaker was Dr. Hossam Abdul Ghaffar, CEO “Business Consultant” The talking points were: Introduction to Pricing Strategic pricing Target price Cost price Percentage of salaries / marketing  

ECS Services offered by commercial representation offices

Businesswomen of Egypt 21 was held workshops entitled “Presentation For the Services Provided by The Egyptian Commercial Office (ECS) and How to Open Markets in China” on Wednesday 18/7/2018 at Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel.   The Speakers are:   Mr. Ahmed Antar, Head of Commercial Representation Offices   Mr. Fadel Yaqoub “Advisor at the Ministry of […]

Bwe 21 Annual Sohour 2018

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Businesswomen of Egypt 21 held the annual Sohour held every Ramadan Where the Sohour includes the new members of the association as well as the presentation of some of the activities of the association with the enjoyment of the original oriental style in a special Nile trip by the […]

Women on Board

Businesswomen of Egypt 21 was hold one- day workshop on May 14th, 2018 in Four Season Hotel  The one- day workshop held by Mrs. Pamela Stenzel, it has the following content: General overview about the work of FIDAR e.V. and the key information on the present legal framework in Germany Building and knowing the ecosystem (political parties, women […]

Launch of the Women ‘s Program in the Boards of Directors

The Egyptian Business Women Association 21 is a leading national organization dedicated to making a difference in Egypt through the economic empowerment of women. In order to increase the enrollment of women in various boards of directors in leadership positions, To meet with all of our partners to arrange the announcement and start to call […]

Digital Marketing & Exporting

The Businesswomen of Egypt 21 held workshops on how to market and export using new technology on Tuesday 24/4/2018 at Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel. The Speakers are: 1- Ms.Inas Osama-purple Digital Marketing founder &Managing Director Introduction Digital Marketing and exporting Social Media Usage Challenges Digital Marketing and international sales Strategy . 2- Mr Ashraf Shenouda MIC […]

The first day to support girls in science and technology She Made IT

“She made it” is an initiative to encourage female STEM education and empower STEM-educated women to establish their own businesses, through a series of events and workshops. The first event in Egypt take place in Cairo hosted by Nile University on Saturday the 14th of April 2018. Join us and be part of a regional […]

Cooperation Protocol with the Arab Investment Bank

A protocol of cooperation between the Association and the Arab Bank for Investment was signed on 3 April 2018 at the Bank’s headquarters. The bank will provide all banking and financial services to all members of the association in addition to preparing a specialized financing program to finance members of the Association of Small and […]

20th anniversary of the establishment of the society

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the society and honoring the members of the association from more than 10 years and honoring a number of people with special needs  

Women SME’s – World of Possibilities 17-21 February 2018

The proceedings of the Fourth Conference ended with the conclusion of WOMEN FOR SUCCESS Women SME’s – World of Possibilities 17-21 February 2018 The shield was presented as a souvenir to the ministers and representatives of the countries participating in the conference at the end of the first day at the League of Arab States […]

Awareness workshops on the management of small and medium enterprises

The program aims at raising awareness of successful management methodology and successful dealing with banks, providing knowledge and skill of applying it rationally in the face of the various situations faced by small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in the market, how to address them to achieve continuity and success, and develop institutional capacities and enable them […]

First Egyptian Italian Businesswomen Delegation

The success of the first EIWF established a platform for future bilateral meetings. We need to revive the establishment of a businesswomen chapter is the Egyptian Italian Business Association or establish a businesswomen NGO in Milano to be our center point in the future bilateral meetings, you decide on which venue to pursue. Simultaneous Translation […]

Afaemme Barcelona, Spain Afaemme

BWE21 has officially become a voting member Afaemme the largest Mediterranean Businesswomen organization at Barcelona, Spain Here is some inspiration coming from successful women. In Afaemme we believe in empowering one another. – In the framework of the project She Decides You Succeed we have created a video about “The SEVEN BENEFITS of having more women in decision making positions” Today we […]

2nd International Businesswomen’s Forum and B2B Exhibition (Women in the Engineering field)

The President of the Association and other members of the Association participated in the “Second World Business Women Exhibition” from 13 to 15 November at the Four Seasons Hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain .      

The project of signing a protocol of cooperation between the Association and the Department of Productivity and Vocational Training

A meeting was held with Mr. Ahmed Al-Ghamazi, Head of the Department of Productivity and Vocational Training. He gave a brief description of the interest and its role in graduating 10,000 students each year to join the factories. The department contains 44 vocational centers at all governorates. The results of the meeting : 1) A […]

Meeting in the Ministry of trade & Industry with the Minister Eng Tarek Kabil

On Sunday 1/10/2017 BWE21  was held meeting with the Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Tarek Qabeel at the Ministry’s headquarters with the participation of a number of members. Some of the problems faced by the members were presented and a quick response was received from the ministry. Some of them were resolved and other […]

The services program available to exporters

Professor Sherine El-Shorbagy – Head of Export Development Authority in the Ministry of Industry to present the program of services available to exporters Ms. Mervat Sultan, Managing Director of Export Development Bank  Ms. Hala Gaddami, Director of the Foreign Trade Training Center A seminar was held to present the program of services available to exporters […]

Step-by-Step on how to 3X your business

With the speaker “Abdel Rahman Magdy” Founder & Chairman, Egypreneur., On Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Safir Hotel – Dokki entitled “Step by step on how you work by going online” Where the Internet has become the vehicle for communication and business, although many non-technical and low technology companies are still struggling to learn how to […]

The role of the private sector in promoting the business environment in Egypt

Environmental Training-BWE21 The subject of training is: “The role of the private sector in promoting the business environment in Egypt” The training is conducted in Arabic and English and explains in detail the sequence and topics of the five training days to cover three training modules With aim of  broadening the influence of small and […]

The ِِِAnnual Sohour 2017

A cruise was held to hold the annual Sohour, organized by the Association each year, on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, at the Falendara compound at the Marine Forces House. The next work plan was discussed from the organization of the fourth annual conference as well as the expected workshops that fulfill their practical needs.

Initiative to facilitate access to finance

Initiative to facilitate access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises The state is directing support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and a multiplicity of initiatives aimed at financing projects in cooperation with the Egyptian Chamber of Industry and the central bank, allocating 200 billion pounds to finance those projects. The European Union has […]

Annual Symposium in Lisbon

Fifth Annual Symposium “UNITED SUCCESS WOMEN ENTRPRENEURS ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM” in Lisbon “New business models crash the world – what about you?” Dr. Yemna El-Sheridi, President of the Association and a delegation of the Association, attended the Fifth Annual Conference in Lisbon from 8 to 12 June 2017. The title of the conference was “New business […]

Export Academy – Basics of Export Workshop

The  Businesswomen of Egypt 21 Association held the first seminar of a series on exporting alphabets, how to identify suitable markets and how to prepare your export product entitled “Export Academy – Basics of Export” on Monday 15 May 2017 at 5:00 pm at the German Chamber in Cairo. The Speaker : Ms. Rania Habib […]

Celebration of 500 projects under the Advice for Small Businesses Programme

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a delegation from the European Union in Egypt invited Dr. Yomna El Sheridi, President of the Egyptian Businesswomen Association 21, to attend the celebration of 500 projects under the Small Business Advisory Program on Tuesday 9 March 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Nile Plaza […]