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Empowering Women, Leading Change.

Fueling Leadership

Jusoor’s newly launched Championing Women in Business Leadership project aims at advancing women entrepreneurs’ leadership and strengthening their businesses in the MENA Region. Our project will equip women entrepreneurs with top-tier leadership coaching, one-on-one business experts and consultants matching, as well as pre-seed grants of up to $10,000 USD to boost their startup success.

Seize Great Opportunities

Needs Assessment

1:1 sessions with sector advisors and consultants to review your business & advise on pathways for scalability and growth.

Training and Workshops Coaching Sessions

Group training & workshop sessions concentrated on cultivating advanced leadership skills.

1:1 Experts / Consultants Sessions

Startups will be matched with expert consultants (e.g. legal, financial, marketing, business development etc.)  to fast-track the growth of their businesses.

Networking Activities 

Establish connections with investors, accelerators, venture capitalists and fellow founders.

Meet the CEO / Leader

Engage with successful women CEOs / Leaders, gaining insights from their experiences.

Pre-seed Grants

Each startup will receive up to 10,000 USD in grant funding.

Eligibility Criteria & Project  Requirements

Please read the eligibility criteria and project requirements carefully before applying, Jusoor will reach out to verify the information provided in the application form.

Syrian Woman Entrepreneur

Founder / Co-founder working full time on their startups

24-36 years old

Tech & Tech Enabled Startups

Operating in MENA

  • Participated in business training, incubation, or acceleration programs before January 2024.
  • Startups applying should have traction (ex: sales, growth, valuable partnerships, endorsements, pre-orders, or data from a pilot study outlining current consumer interest etc.)
  • Provide an initial plan on how you plan to utilize the 10,000 USD pre-seed grant and how it will impact your business growth and future hiring.
  • Able to commit to attending all project online activities from January 2024 - June 2024
  • Online Onboarding session and needs assessment evaluation
  • Online Weekly leadership training and workshop sessions
  • Online Bi weekly founders Cafe
  • Online Monthly meet the CEO / Leaders sessions
  • Online 20 Consultants and Experts sessions
  • Pre-seed grant spending reporting

To Participate

  • You should complete and submit the following application before November 27th 2023 12pm (GMT).
  • Application form needs around 30 minutes to be filled if you have all the following data ready.
  • We advise you to prepare the following documents and inquiries before starting the application form:
  • Pre record your pitch video (a maximum of 4 minutes pitch can be used)
  • Recorded Pitch should include you pitching while having your pitching deck, you can use Zoom or Loom to record your pitching video.
  • While filling the form you will be asked to upload a filled Financial Distribution Plan for the 10,000 USD if you got accepted into the project. You can pre download the form and fill it from here.
  • Make sure to have your Traction Data ready (ex: sales, growth, valuable partnerships, endorsements, pre-orders, or data from a pilot study outlining current consumer interest etc.)
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Respond to Jusoor further inquiries and verification email  requests sent to shortlisted startups within 2 days from receiving the email.
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted startups will be notified with the acceptance decision.
  • If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at entrepreneurship@jusoor.ngo .

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