Overview

The Women Innovators (WIn) Fellowship, initiated by the empowerME initiative at the Atlantic Council in partnership with Georgetown University in March 2022, aims to help women entrepreneurs expand their startups.

Participation in the program includes the following professional development opportunities:

  • The fellowship provides a comprehensive, fully sponsored year-long executive training program, including mentoring from regional and international executives, as well as networking opportunities with prominent U.S. and MENA business executives, government officials, and policy experts.
  • Select top participants will be chosen for a fully sponsored trip to the United States, where they will undergo leadership training at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and meet with U.S. business and government leaders.

Requirements to apply:

  • You must be a woman who is a citizen or resident of Saudi Arabia
  • You must be the founder or co-founder of a business that is headquartered in Saudi Arabia and have aspirations for growth.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience is required.
  • Your business should have been operational for at least two years.
  • Proficiency in both English and Arabic is required.
  • You must be available to participate in four 90-minute workshops scheduled after 6:00 PM (excluding local holidays). Attendance at four events hosted within Saudi Arabia is mandatory.
  • There is no requirement to travel during the program; however, only top participants will be selected to travel for a one-week session at the program’s conclusion.

Application materials:

Please submit appropriate materials to https://rb.gy/prm57u


Applications close on July 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST.

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