The Women Economic Forum (WEF) is coming to Egypt this year!
Under the auspices of President Abdelfattah El-Sisi, and with the support of the National Council for Women, The Worx, a female-lead Events Management Company, is bringing the annual WEF to Egypt, for the first time.
The event, which will be held from 4-9 March, seeks to bring business opportunities to Egypt. There will be several ministers in attendance, including Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Nabila Makram, Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs, Dr. Nevine Kabbaj, Minister of Social Solidarity, and Dr. Hala El-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development.
The five-day event will also witness the participation of 600 attendees, as well as key government organizations and businesswomen, such as Dr. Jehan Sadat, Rawya Mansour, and Azza Fahmy.
Originally initiated in India by Dr. Harbeen Arora, this global platform was launched to promote networking among women across the globe, empowering their role in the economy, and opening up more business opportunities for them.
The forum will discuss Egypt’s investment strategy, gender equality and female empowerment, as well as the importance of education and mental health, creating purpose-driven businesses, and many other essential initiatives.