06 October 2016 The business organisation Arab Business Leaders ("ABL") and Womenpreneur have signed a MoU to foster Women's empowerment in the MENA region.
The two entities agreed to work on programs to develop business initiatives for women in the MENA region mainly by providing access to networks and finance for women entrepreneurs, also through leadership and mentorship programs.
"Along with ABL we are supporting female talent and leadership and providing a holistic strategy for more sustainable & regenerative MENA." said Sanaa Afouaiz.
During the ceremony, Houssam Nasrawin, President of ABL underlined that “Women will be one of the main drivers of the future MENA economy”
. He insisted on the importance to encourage female entrepreneurship and facilitate the access to capital and services.