About the Win Fellowship

The WIn Fellowship, a collaboration between the Atlantic Council and Georgetown University, offers a comprehensive, fully sponsored year-long program tailored for women in the Middle East and North Africa region. This program features a specially designed executive education course by Georgetown University. Participants will also benefit from ongoing mentoring and networking opportunities with prominent business leaders and government officials from both the US and MENA regions. Furthermore, the fellowship includes interactive workshops conducted by leading experts, focused on fostering policies that bolster women’s economic participation.

2023-2024 United Arab Emirates Fellows


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WIn Fellowship 2023 Program Agenda

June 13, 2023

WIn (Woman Innovators) Fellowship Orientation

Atlantic Council Workshop: Venture Funding in the UAE: Evaluating the Gender Gap and the Role of Women-Specific Programs

July 17, 2023
June 18 – July 29, 2023

Georgetown Module 1: Leveraging Lean Innovation Principles to Grow Your Business led by Georgetown University

Atlantic Council Workshop: Women in Finance: Building a more sustainable and inclusive financial system

November 28, 2023
September 10 – October 21, 2023

Georgetown Module 2: Customer Acquisition

Atlantic Council Workshop: Demystifying venture capital

October 25, 2023
October 29 – December 9, 2023

Georgetown Module 3: Growth Strategies

Atlantic Council Workshop: The potential of AI-driven business solutions on the SME industry in the UAE

February 21, 2024
January 7 – February 17, 2024

Georgetown Module 4: Powerful Presentations & Virtual Pitch Competition

Roadshow trip to the United States

April 21, 2024
April 26, 2024

Graduation Ceremony

Past Events

Event Recaps

Sponsors & In-Country Partner

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