The first virtual edition of the Female Founders Forum, organized by StartEgypt, is set to take place on 18 October. It aims to accelerate the ambitions of Egypt’s Female Entrepreneurs
Top female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders from the fintech and design sectors have been invited to share their expertise. Professionals from Google and YouTube are slated to lead workshops dedicated to leveraging female entrepreneurs’ skills and achievements in the fields of Digital Marketing and Product Management.
Guest speakers include officials from the International Financial Cooperation (IFC), the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCO), and Dell Technologies. The Forum will also feature a panel discussion on the differences between entrepreneurship life and corporate world for females.
Sabrine Assem, co-founder & CEO at UNTAP Technologies, and Mai Abbas, Education Services Manager for RSA Security at Dell Technologies, will offer their insights on the topic. The panel will be moderated by Mariam Farag from MBC Hope.
A fireside chat with Fatma Ghali, CEO Azza Fahmy Jewellery, is also scheduled, and will focus on the qualities needed to achieve success as a female business leader.
StartEgypt is an incubation programme funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and supported by the IFC. It is a member of the World Bank Group, and is powered by Flat6Labs, the Middle East and North Africa region’s leading startup accelerator and seed investment company.