Top 50 Women Forum and EIoD ink a protocol to empower women in leadership roles

Cairo - June 11, 2020 The Top 50 Women Forum signed a cooperation protocol with the Egyptian Center for Directors (EIoD), an affiliate of the Financial Regulatory Authority FRA, to provide distance online training for the Top 50 Women Forum members and nonmembers, as part of Corporate Directors Certification Program (CDCP). The protocol aims at [...]


11 Egyptians in ‘Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen’ of 2020

Forbes featured eleven Egyptian women in its  “Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen 2020 which highlights women in the MENA who have shattered the glass ceiling to thrive in their respective careers, despite obstacles that continue to keep women out of the labor market in the region. Featuring women from 23 different countries in the region, [...]

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Delegation of women parliamentarians to Italy: we presented the positive steps to promote the role of women in Egypt

MP Dina Abdel Aziz, member of the delegation of women parliamentarians to Italy, assured that the Egyptian delegation proudly presented the positive steps that are actually being implemented to promote  the role of women in Egypt. The delegation also assured in many meetings that President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi is a strong supporter of the [...]


Dr. Fadia Kiwan takes the oath as the new Director General of AWO

On Wednesday 22 May, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, received Dr. Fadia Kiwan, Director General of the Organization of Arab Women (AWO) at the headquarter of the Arab League General Secretariat, where she took the oath of her new position before His Excellency. During the meeting, they discussed the required [...]


Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism Becomes the First Tourism Industry in the World to Adopt Gender Equality Seal.

Egypt will be one of the first countries to implement the UNDP’s Gender Equality Seal Programme, in the tourism sector. The Ministry of Tourism, in cooperation with the National Council for Women (NCW) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) office in Egypt, announced the launch of the steps required to obtain the UNDP’s Gender [...]


Al Sisi: Egypt to continue efforts for advancing the achievements in Women Empowerment.

President Abdel Fattah El sisi welcomed on Sunday George Fory the President of the Senate of Canada to discuss Egypt’s vital role in empowering women in the light of Egyptian women’s pivotal efforts in rebuilding the country and facing obstacles. They praised also women’s Sacrifices in enduring the consequences of economic reform and fighting terrorism [...]


NCW, in partnership with the UN, discusses Women Empowerment strategy.

National Council of Women (NCW), headed by Dr. Maya Morsi, held the first meeting of Women's Empowerment Working Group in the light of UN partnership for development.  Among the attendees were Blerta Aliko, the UN Women Country Representative, Eric Oechslin, ILO Director, along with representatives at UN organizations in Egypt and Ministries of Planning, Foreign [...]


International recognition for Egypt’s efforts for woman empowerment

Dr. Maya Morsy receives an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy, economic empowerment and gender equality from Jharkhand Rai University In a ceremony, The Jharkhand Rai University in India has granted an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy, economic empowerment and gender equality to Dr. Maya Morsy, President of the National Council of Women (NCW), in appreciation [...]


International Organization for Migration honours Hala Sakr, Rawya Manousour for their roles in CSR

IOM Egypt’s Chief of Mission, Mr. Laurent De Boeck, honoured a number of successful women in Egypt and the Arab World for their leading role in CSR at cultural, social, and economic sectors. The list of nominees are selected according to a poll based on the international criteria for professional Excellency and CSR activities related [...]