WOMENTUM

Meet the UAE’s Next Generation of Young Investors

WOMENA has set its sights on an even younger generation of entrepreneurs and investors that will be building the UAE’s ecosystem in the coming years, and what we’ve seen so far is pretty promising! Since WOMENA started two years ago, we’ve been lucky to be a part of a growing startup ecosystem that is nowhere […]

Girl Of Now Initiative

ELIE SAAB Launches The Girl Of Now Initiative To Inspire The Next Generation Of Female Leaders

ELIE SAAB collaborated with WOMENA, a regional women’s investment platform, by hosting a high tea and inspirational talk at Ayyam Gallery as part of the Girl Of Now Initiative, an ELIE SAAB brand activation supporting women leadership, empowerment and the importance of educating the youth. This event is a first of a series of ongoing […]

WOMENA Giveaway: STEP Conference 2017 Tickets

(Updated April 2 – Winners announced) As many of you know, this March we started the #WomenOfMENA campaign in time for International Women’s Day, by asking for the women of MENA to show us who they are, what they are proud of, and what they have accomplished, using the hashtag #WomenOfMENA. As we are approaching the last week […]

Farewell WOMENA

  Three and a half years ago Elissa and I were on a boat somewhere in the Mediterranean and under the cover of the dark night sky and a clear view of the stars unpolluted by city light, we decided to start WOMENA. Fast forward to December 2014, we launched with our first pitch meeting, […]

#WomenOfMENA

Elissa Freiha Women's March

Why I Marched

By Elissa Freiha, Cofounder of WOMENA I am often asked where I come from, what culture I connect with, and it tends to lead to a very messy, long-winded answer. In short, I am Arab-American by blood and was born and raised in France, and for the sake of this article I will elaborate on […]