3rd Annual Conference for Women for Success

Start Time

12:00 am

February 18, 2017

Finish Time

12:00 am

February 23, 2017

Address

Aswan

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

http://www.fairmont.com/nile-city-cairo/

Check-in

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

Overnight in Cairo

20 February 2017 Cairo/Aswan

03:15 am Departure from Fairmont Hotel (2 Buses for the 2 Flights)

0:5/05:45 Domestic Flight Cairo / Aswan

07:10 Arrival to Aswan Airport

8:00 Departure by bus to Kalabsha Temple built by the Romans

9:30 Return by Bus to Omar El Khayyam Lake Nasser Cruise

www..egypt-nile-cruise.com/ms-jaz-omar-el-khayam-lake-nasser-cruise/

Check in and welcome drink with light breakfast

12:30 – 14:15 Lunch in the Main Restaurant

Session (1)

14:30 – 16:30 Leveraging women Network, Moderator and keynote Speaker Jean Elsner

Speakers panel (GPP)

· Azza Mahfouz, Alexandria Business Women Association

· Feryal Nass, President Bahrain Business Women Society

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

· Ulrike Rohleff, German Association of Female Women Entrepreneurs

· Triska Ihsan, Business Women of Kurdistan

· Shaikha Dr. Hind El Qassmi, Business Women of UAE

· Kholoud Gassim, Saudi Arabia

· Hala El Misrati, Libya Business Women

Ongoing Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:30 Session (2) Leveraging women Network Best Practices, Moderator, Abla Abdel Latif

Speakers panel:

· MariaRita Regamonti, Italian Business Women

· Margrit Wolff, South Africa Business Women

· Sylvia Caravatos, South Africa Business Women

· Ayesha Akhtar, Bangladesh Business Women

· May Khoury, Jordan Business Women

· Karima Guemache, Association des femmes Algerianness chefs enterprises SEVE

· Fatima Giuliano, Global Project Partners (GPP)

· Faten Hanania, Jordan Forum for Business & Professional Women

19:30 – 20:30 – Captain Cocktail Party and Network Dinner

21 February 2017 Abu Simbel

07:00 – 9:00 Visit Wadi El-Seboua Temple (Valley of Lionesses)

09:00 – 10:30 Breakfast while Sail to Abu Simbel

Session (3) Sustaining Business in Times of Crises (SEED)

10:30 – 12:30 Interactive workshop, Keynote speaker, Ulrike Rohleff, dividing

participants to six groups as follows:

Sector

Moderator

Reporter

1

Handicrafts and Garments

Hala Ashour

Shaikha Maryam AlKhalifa

2

Medical and Pharmaceutical

Hanan Gewefal

Ayesha Chowdhury

3

International Trading and FMCG

Sahar ElSheridy

Annelies Van Der Vorm

4

Training and HR

Nehad Shelbaya

Bahia Bejar

5

It and Technology

Ghada Darwish

MariaRita Regamonti

6

Service Industries

Sally Naguib

Vicky Mouawad

12:30-13:00 Suggestions and Conclusions by Reporters and Moderators

13:15-14:30 Lunch

14:30-17:00 Session (4) Take your Business to the Next Level (Sponsored by SEED)

Interactive workshop, Keynote speaker, Dania Jamal Gharaibeh, dividing participants to six groups as follows:

Sector

Moderator

Reporter

1

Handicrafts and Garments

May Khoury Jordan

Najet Salhi Tunis

2

Medical and Pharmaceutical

Omayma Idris Egypt

Naela Othman Erbil

3

International Trading and FMCG

Marwa Ahmed Egypt

Margrit Wolff SA

4

Training and HR

Kholoud Gassim Saudi Arabia

Nadia ElShafei Egypt

5

It and Technology

Manal Amin

Amany Arafa Egypt

6

Service Industries

Mona Zaghloul

Sylvia Caravotas SA

17:00-18:00 Suggestions and Conclusions by Reporters and Moderators

Ongoing Coffee Breaks

19:00-20:30 Galabeya Party & National Costume Party

22 February 2017 Abu Simbel

5:00 am Early Visit to Abu Simbel for the Sun Festival ;Unique phenomena for Sun to Illuminate

Inner sanctuary of Temple of Ramses II

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast

Free Time

11:00 – 14:30 Session (5) Global Challenges , Keynote speaker, Anke Domscheit-Berg (GPP)

· 11:00-12:00 Technology:

Moderator Manal Amin. Speakers panel:

· Ann Kleynhans

· MariaRita Regamonti

12:15-13:15 Human Capital, Keynote Speaker Nihad Shelbaya (Exxon Mobil)

Moderator Azza Abdel Wahab. Speakers panel:

· Panelist: May Zein ElDin

13:30-14:30 Investment and Finance , Keynote Speaker Dina Hamdy (EBRD)

Moderator Ghada Darwish. Speakers panel:

Panelist: Shaikha Mariam Hamad AlKhailfa, Micro Financing

14:30-16:00 Lunch in the main restaurant

18:30 – 20:00 Abu Simbel Sound and Light

20:00-23:00 Gala Dinner in the Main restaurant with entertainment

23 February 2017 Abu Simbel / Aswan

9:00 Check-out

Departure by bus to Old Cataract Aswan

www.sofitel-legend.com/aswan

12:00-12:30 Nubian Show welcome

13:00 – 13:15 Welcome speech, General Magdy Hegazy Aswan Governor,

13:15 – 13:30 Key Note Speaker, Dr. Maya Morsi, Head of Egyptian Women Council

13:30 – 14:30 Dr Azza Kamal, International Cinema Festival, Honoring an Egyptian Women Actress, in collaboration with National Women Council

Reception and Lunch at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel

16:15 Transfer to Aswan Airport for departure to Cairo Airport is at 6:10 pm