The Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative in partnership with ABANA held a virtual event on the opportunities for inclusive finance that the financial technology (Fintech) sector presents to the Middle East and North Africa’s population on Tuesday, March 1 at 9:00 am EST/3:00 pm CET/4:00 pm EET/6:00 pm UAE.
This was the third webinar in a joint series to shed light on the changing Fintech landscape in the MENA region, identify challenges and opportunities, and explore policy recommendations.
Director, empowerME, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
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FinTech in MENA: How to build an ecosystem that promotes innovation and regulation
By Stefanie H. Ali
The Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative in partnership with ABANA is convening a virtual event series to shed light on the changing FinTech landscape in the MENA region, identify challenges and opportunities, and explore policy recommendations.
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Fintech innovation is critical for business and women in MENA
By Hezha Barzani
On December 14, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a virtual event on “MENA’s Fintech innovators: Digitizing financial services” in partnership with ABANA.
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Moving the Arab population from ‘job seekers’ to ‘job creators’: How governments are promoting and supporting entrepreneurship
By Hezha Barzani
On February 7, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a virtual event on “Developing ecosystems: How Middle East governments drive entrepreneurship.”
empowerME at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East is shaping solutions to empower entrepreneurs, women, and youth and building coalitions of public and private partnerships to drive regional economic integration, prosperity, and job creation.