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Fostering Women Entrepreneurs

Fostering Women Entrepreneurs in Nablus
An initiative of Tomorrow’s Youth Organization funded by the
Cherie Blair Foundation for Women


December 15, 2010 | FWEN Video: Yasmeen Discusses Her Successful Business

December 13, 2010 | FWEN Wraps Up Successful Year with Retreat in Ramallah

December 11, 2010 | Former FWEN Participant Haneen Successfully Launches Business

December 7, 2010 | Fabric Shopping with Heba and Hana

October 28, 2010 | Phase II brings encouraging progress for FWEN entrepreneurs

September 29, 2010 | FWEN Participant chosen as one of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Women

September 23, 2010 | American small business expert Steven Strauss speaks to FWEN participants

August 12, 2010 | Synergy and its best: aspiring female entrepreneurs and their fearless leader

August 9, 2010 | FWEN Winning Business Plans Announced!

August 2, 2010 | Female entrepreneurs present 19 business plans to Steering Committee

July 17, 2010 | FWEN: Meet Aya Mlettat

April 13, 2010 | Business of Peace in the Middle East

March 30, 2010 | Video of the Day: Young women entrepreneurs on Nablus TV

March 30, 2010 | Photo of the Day: FWEN Graduation

March 19, 2010 | Photo of the Day: No Place for Failure

March 17, 2010 | Photo of the Day: FWEN Training

Participant Profiles

Nehaya – Traditional Palestinian Cuisine Restaurant
Hayfa & Ayat – Recycling Plant
Rose – Hairdresser’s Salon
Rima & Afnan – Coffee Roaster
Aya – Sheep Farm
Sahar – Advertising Company
Yasmeen – Clothing Store
Heba & Hana – H2 Fashion Design
May – Chicken Farm
Haddel – Intercultural Exchange

Project Overview

During the Fifth Annual Clinton Global Initiative (New York, September 2009), the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO) committed to contribute to women’s economic empowerment in Nablus. The project, Fostering Women Entrepreneurs in Nablus, is now underway at the TYO Center in Nablus and is planned to begin in Lebanon in the fall of 2010.

Project Coordinator

Fatima Irshaid | fatima@tomorrowsyouth.org

5 Responses

  1. […] visited Tomorrow’s Youth Organization and met with members of the TYO-CBFW collaboration Fostering Women Entrepreneurs in Nablus. Check out all the photos from the meeting on […]

  2. […] Foundation for Women (CBFW) and Nicola Cobbold, Managing Director of The Portland Trust visited the Fostering Women Entrepreneurs in Nablus (FWEN) project at TYO on Wednesday, November 24, 2010. Their visit came at the height of the […]

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