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USAID Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference

USAID/Libya has convened a cross section of prominent Libyan business women, activists, and Libyan local government representatives for a Women’s Economic Empowerment conference in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss opportunities and constraints to entrepreneurship and political participation for women in Libya. The event follows the recent announcement of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-gdp) Initiative, […]

Savvy Women Entrepreneurs Are Building Businesses

How Libya’s Savvy Women Entrepreneurs Are Building Businesses Amid Conflict Between now and September, Canada’s Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) hopes to have 300 women complete modules in the beta version of an online course, which includes lessons on accounting, marketing, and other business topics. If MEDA is able to secure additional funding, Adam Bramm, […]

First Graduates from Women’s Entrepreneurship Course

MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) recently celebrated the graduation of its first training group from the Libya Women Economic Empowerment (LWEE) project. LWEE, reaching 210 women entrepreneurs with job-creating opportunities for an additional 700 individuals, is jointly funded by USAID and MEDA supporters and is implemented in partnership with three local organizations: Phoenix, Libyan Women […]