ALGERIAN NETWORK OF BUSINESS WOMEN (RAFA)
Description: The RAFA objectives’ include federating the efforts of Algerian businesswomen and managers, contributing to the economic and social development of the nation, participating in social economic debates initiated by various governmental and non-governmental bodies, encouraging and promoting entrepreneurship for Algerian businesswomen, and creating a space for dialogue and communication for women entrepreneurs in all areas of business culture and ethics.
Address: Tour Sidi Yahia A 29 Bir Mourad Rais, N/A16000, Algeria
ALGERIAN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION FOR THE REVALORIZATION AND ENLARGEMENT OF WOMEN'S PERSPECTIVES (AFCARE)
Tel: +213 21 293 802
ALGERIAN WOMEN CLAIMING THEIR RIGHTS (FARD)
Description: Founded in 1995, FARD works towards equality before the law and supports women through training, education and awareness.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +213 041 41 41 77 / +213 668 32 61 31
Address: 13 ter, Rue BOUSSI Djillali (Ex Rue Monge), Miramar- Oran
GENERAL CONFEDERATION OF ALGERIAN ENTERPRISES (CGEA)
Description: The CGEA is an independent employers' organisation which brings together most of the private wealth-creating companies of Algeria. It is recognised as a privileged interlocutor of the Government and its social partners. In 2015, it launched the project ‘Women for Growth’ with the support of the International Labour Organisation, which aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs generating jobs and contributing to the growth of Algeria.
Tel: +213 661 48 69 39 / +213 23 37 11 94
Address: Villa 241 BOUCHAOUI 316107 CHERAGA, Alger
MINISTRY OF SOLIDARITY, FAMILY AND THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Tel: +213 (0) 21 44 99 46
Address: Route nationale n° 01 Les Vergers, Bp 31 Birkhadem Alger
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ALGERIAN WOMEN MANAGERS AND ENTREPRENEURS (AME)
Description: AME brings together leading Algerian women from Sarl, Spa, Snc or Eurl companies.
Tel: +213 21 60 76 17
Address: Cité 444 Logts Bt B3 N11 Said Hamdine, Bir Mourad Rais
NATIONAL SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTREPRISES DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Description: The National SME Development Agency supports the implementation of the national policy of development of small- and medium-sized enterprises in Algeria.
Tel: +213 21 77 40 36 - +213 21 47 06 44/47
Address: 34, Avenue Mohamed Belkacemi, les Annassers – Alger
NATIONAL SUPPORT AGENCY FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
Description: The National Support Agency for Youth Employment supports young project leaders, taking into account their economic and social environment.
Tel: +213 21 678 218 /+213 21 678 235
Address: 08, RUE AREZI BENBOUZID EL ANASSER-Alger
SAVOIR VOULOIR ET ENTREPRENDRE (SEVE)
Description: SEVE is an association of Algerian women entrepreneurs.
Tel: +213 661 86 43 03 / +213 559 78 42 60
Address: 6, rue Houari Boumédiène.Bordj El Bahri, Alger
ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN THE GREEN ECONOMY (AFEV)
Description: The AFEV is a non-governmental organisation created in 2013 and aimed at promoting women’s entrepreneurship in the green economy. It provides training to support young university graduates in creating a business in the green economy and accessing finance. Since 2015, the organisation has conducted three rounds of its training programme, targeting more than 200 graduates. In 2020, it launched the Academy of Green Entrepreneurship in partnership with the US-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).
Address: Salle des sports, Cité Soumam-Bab Ezzouar, Alger
ARAB COUNCIL OF BUSINESSWOMEN
Description: The Arab Council of Businesswomen is an economic association under the auspices of the League of Arab States. Its membership is made up of businesswomen associations, bodies, associations and companies in Arab countries. It also includes branches or departments within chambers of commerce of member countries which work specifically with women.
Address: Manama - Kingdom of Bahrain - p. B. 2023
BAHRAIN BUSINESSWOMEN SOCIETY
Description: The Bahrain Businesswomen Society aims to connect and represent its members in order to increase business and promote, empower and support entrepreneurs by sharing knowledge and best practices in the view of obtaining a better position in the world of business.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Address: Building: 112, Road 333, Block 332, Mahooz
BAHRAIN ENTREPRENEURSHIP ORGANIZATION
Description: The Bahrain Entrepreneurship Organization is a platform aimed at increasing the integration of youth- and women-led businesses into the labour market by providing an internal and external support system to entrepreneurs.
Tel: +973 44552254
Address:Arcapita Building, Manama
BAHRAIN WOMEN’S UNION
Description: The Bahrain Women’s Union is comprised of Bahraini women's associations with diverse capacities aiming to advance women’s issues in Bahraini society.
Tel: +973 77444457
Address:P.O. Box 39162, East Riffa
Description: The Businesswomen Committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce aims to bolster ties between women from all over the world and enhance the standing of business women, working women and housewives.
BUSINESSWOMEN COMMITTEE OF THE BAHRAIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Tel: +973 17297676
Address:P.O. Box 21303 316, Manama
Description: The federation aims to economically empower women and youth through training and education, and support them in building businesses which highlight their creative skills through the use of “enterprise incubators” that are available for productive families and people with low income.
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR BAHRAINI BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN
Tel: +973 1761 6050
Address:Building 441, Road 318, Block 1003. Al Jasra, Kingdom of Bahrain
SUPREME COUNCIL FOR WOMEN (SCW)
Description: SCW's mission is: To empower Bahraini women and merge their needs with development programs to ensure the sustainability of their family stability and familial bond. To consolidate the principle of equal opportunities in order to ensure competitiveness of Bahraini women, continuity of lifelong learning and providing diverse opportunities to Bahraini women in order to enhance the standard of their quality of life within a framework of legislation and supporting policies.
Tel: +973 17417171
Address: P.O.Box : 38886 - Riffa- Bahrain
FEDERATION OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS OF WOMEN IN BUSINESS IN COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA (FEMCOM)
Description: FEMCOM aims to support Women in Business from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa and beyond through programmes that promote, encourage and serve the needs of women and their businesses working in smart collaboration with relevant partners at all levels.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +265 1 774 656
Address: FEMCOM Secretariat, Ground Floor; Zimbabwe House, City Centre,P.O. Box 1499, Lilongwe – MALAWI
MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND FAMILY
Tel: +253 21 35 35 09 / +253 21 36 05 30 (Social Action Centre for Women’s Empowerment)
Address: Boulevard Hassan Gouled, Djibouti
NATIONAL INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY (NIPA)
Description: NIPA encourages the promotion of investment in Djibouti through a policy of flexibility in investment operations, a modern regulatory framework and procedures.
Tel:+253 21 32 73 52
NATIONAL UNION OF DJIBOUTI WOMEN
Description: The union works for the rehabilitation of Djiboutian women as rightful citizens and actresses of the socio-economic and political development of the country.
Tel: +253 21 35 04 21
Address: Boulevard duPrésident Hassan Gouleh Aptidon, PO BOX: 127 Djibouti
ALEXANDRIA BUSINESSWOMEN ASSOCIATION (ABWA)
Description: ABWA’s mission is to nurture the capabilities of Egyptian businesswomen, enhance their cultural and social awareness and enable them to work successfully within their respective markets while changing preconceived notions about working women and their economic roles.
Tel: +202 03 4260192
Address:13 Jabir Abdel Moaty Al Gazlay Stanly, Alexandria, Egypt, 203
ALLIANCE FOR ARAB WOMEN
Description: The Alliance for Arab Women strives to increase the capacity of women to be active and equal participants in their communities as well as to promote and strengthen the role of women in society.
Address: 28 Adly St.، DOWNTOWN، Abdeen, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
ARAB WOMEN ORGANISATION (AWO)
Description: The AWO is an intergovernmental organisation established under the umbrella of the League of Arab States and is headquartered in Egypt. It works toward empowering Arab women and building their capacities to promote progress of Arab societies, raising awareness of the necessity of engaging women as equal partners in societal development and co-ordinating Arab efforts in order to foster women’s empowerment and elevate awareness of their vital role in society.
Tel: +202 37484823/24
Address: 15 Mohamed Hafez St, Mohandeseen, Giza, Egypt
ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN’S TOTAL ADVANCEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT (AWTAD)
Description: The Association for Women’s Total Advancement and Development (AWTAD) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the professional and personal development of Egyptian women and youth to advance their social and economic empowerment. The organisation provides a trust-based network facilitating the exchange of ideas and expertise through training sessions, workshops, mentoring programmes and knowledge-sharing events.
Tel: +202 5280213
Address: 19 151 St Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
BUSINESS WOMEN OF EGYPT 21
Description: The works toward creating an enabling legal environment in order to increase women's access to finance and different markets as well as increasing access to training and business infrastructure.
Tel: +202 37619813
Address: 5 Zaki Osman St - Dokki – Giza
BUSINESS WOMEN ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +20 2 33 44 36 07
Address: 55H, Hadayek El Ahram, El haram, Giza Gate 2, Besides El Sahaba Mosque
CENTRAL AGENCY FOR PUBLIC MOBILIZATION AND STATISTICS (CAPMAS)
Description: CAPMAS’s goal is to produce trusted and targeted statistics to meet the needs of State Authorities, business society, universities, research centres, researchers, public users and International Organizations according to international standards. It notably works on producing indicators and statistics on the situation of Egyptian Women and their participation in Parliamentary life.
Tel: + 202 24023031
Address: 3 Salah Salem St., Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS WOMEN EXPORT ABILITY ASSOCIATION
Description: The Development of Business Women Export Ability Association aims to help the Alexandrian Women's small- and medium-sized enterprises to develop their exports.
Address: 6, Naguib El Rihani St., Safia Zaghloul Alexanria
EGYPTIAN BUSINESS WOMEN ASSOCIATION
Description: The Egyptian Business Women Association (EBWA) is a non-governmental organisation affiliated to the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW). As the first national organisation for business women, EBWA seeks to foster inclusive economic growth by supporting women-owned MSMEs and promoting an entrepreneurial culture among women.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +202 3368304
Address: 14 Syria Street Mohandeseen
EGYPTIAN CENTRE FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS (ECWR)
Description: The Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organisation. The Centre is dedicated to supporting women struggling to research their full rights and establishing gender equality. ECWR works on eliminating all forms of discrimination against women and urging legislative authorities to reconsider all legislation opposing women-related international agreements, at the top of which The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
Email: Contact form on the website
Tel: +202 527-1397
Address: Engineers Towers, 2nd Tower, 20th Floor, flat No. 3, Nile chorniche, Maadi, Cairo
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR WOMEN
Description: The National Council for Women’s goal works to improve the human and socio-economic conditions of Egyptian women and increase the ratio of their participation in the development of their local communities and hence the development of society as a whole.
Tel: +202 23490060
Address: Al Manteqah as Sadesah, Nasr City, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
WOMEN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR WOMEN
Description: The Women Business Development Centre provides women with tools and skills to establish, run and sustain small- and medium-sized businesses (SME’s), or enter the Egyptian workforce well prepared via training, in addition to assisting working women sharpen their skills for improved performance.
Tel: +202 23490060
Address: Al Manteqah as Sadesah, Nasr City, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
WOMEN IN BUSINESS COMMITTEE - AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EGYPT (AmCham Egypt)
Description: At the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt), one of the most active committees is the Women in Business Committee, whose objective is to foster and support the professional development of women in business using AmCham's four activity pillars: awareness, advocacy, building connections and services. The committee does this by implementing a program of activities and providing a forum for women to share and learn from each other's successes. The committee is also dedicated to developing and promoting strong women leaders and to promoting women’s participation on the boards of organisations and within the wider business community.
Tel: +20-2 3333-6900
Address: 33 Soliman Abaza Street, Dokki - Giza
ANBAR BUSINESS CENTRE
Description: The ANBAR Business Centre aims to enable the provincial investment community so that it benefits from and contributes to the development of a strong regional market and to make it capable of using new methods and techniques in managing their businesses.
Tel: +964 07901320459 or +964 07902649896
Address: Al Warrar Street, Anbar, Ramadi
ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS (AWE)
Description: AWE supports small women’s projects through training and skill improvement activities, and calls for the annulment of discriminatory laws.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
DIYALA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER (DEDC)
Description: The DEDC seeks to further investment opportunities and facilitate job creation by providing a variety of skills training to the local community and by promoting small- and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups as well as the development of established businesses in the province of Diyala.
Tel: +964 7901498182 or +964 7708961717
HILLA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
Description: The Hilla Business Development Centre provides assistance to Iraqi companies and business associations and facilitates business relationships between Iraqi and International companies to stimulate the development of a vibrant private sector in Iraq.
Tel: +964 7804929737 / +964-30-243804
Address: Babil Chamber of Commerce, Hilla
IRAQI ASSOCIATION OF SECURITY DEALERS (IASD)
Description: The IASD focuses on building an orderly, viable, fair and transparent market that effectively serves the Iraqi economy by providing technical assistance and services to both the business community and local community in Baghdad.
Tel: +964 7904 302 828
Address: Abu Nawas Street, Near Palestine Hotel & Sheraton Hotel, Baghdad
IRAQI WOMEN NETWORK
Description: The Iraqi Women Network co-ordinates with NGOs which work specifically with women to build democracy, law enforcement, human rights, and works to eliminate violence and all forms of discrimination against women in the new Iraq.
Address: Baghdad, sector903 , Rd11 ,house3
SAHARA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION- SALAHADDIN BUSINESSWOMEN CENTRE
Description: The Salahaddin Businesswomen Centre aims to empower women and provide the necessary assistance and tools for them to increase the number of women-owned small businesses and women employed in Iraq.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Address 1: Behind Tikrit Plaza Hotel, Alqudhat Neighborhood, Tikrit city, Iraq
Address 2: Near Alnakheel Resturant, Althaqafa Neighborhood, Mosul city, Iraq
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT ORGANISATION (WEO)
Description: TheWEO works to prevent and respond to gender based violence (GBV) and provides survivors of GBV with social and psychological counselling, legal assistance, case management and advocates increased legal protection for women. It also facilitates a variety of trainings and workshops with KRG ministries, community and religious leaders, judges and police officers in an effort to provide information and secure community members’ support for enhancing women’s rights and protection.
Tel: +964 7501950183
Address: Marshimoni St. Ankawa, Erbil, Iraq
AHLI MICROFINANCE COMPANY
Description: The Ahli Microfinance Company is a sustainable microfinance institution which provides financial and developmental services to low income citizens to help them grow their enterprises and achieve a higher quality of life, through employing updated techniques and competent employees.
Address: P.O.Box 23543, Amman 11115
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN AMMAN (BPWA)
Description: TheBPWA is a dynamic business association of dedicated female professionals, established in 1976 by a number of professional and pioneering women in Jordan.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +962 - 5815305
Address: P.O.Box : 926484, Amman, 11190 Jordan
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
Description: One of the Business Development Centre’s core objectives is creating employment opportunities and building individual capacities for young people, women and professionals.
Tel: +962 6 586 5002
Address: P.O.Box : 941865 Amman 11194 Jordan
DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT FUND
Description: The Development and Employment Fund aims to create independent work opportunities as a way of decreasing the number of poor and un-employed by granting them obtainable loans, and technical and administrative help to enable them to establish small and medium projects to create sustainable employment opportunities.
Tel: +962 6 461 8851
Address: Al Abdali, Mones Al-Razaz Street, near the Capital Police Station, Building No. 16
Description: FINCA Jordan is a community-based bank that profitably and responsibly provides innovative and impactful financial services to enable low-income individuals and communities to invest in their futures.
Address: Office No. 22 & 23 | 4th floor Durret Khalda Complex No. 324 | Khalda| Amman
GENERAL FEDERATION OF JORDANIAN WOMEN
Description: The federation works on improving political, economic and social skills and the potential of Jordanian women. It develops and improves the self-competence of women by means of training and rehabilitation, and increases women's contribution in economic, social and political areas.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +962 6 567 4257 / +962 6 567 0325
Description: INJAZ's goal is to inspire and prepare young people to become productive members of their society and accelerate the development of the national economy.
Email: Contact form on the website
Tel: +962 6 565 7410 / +962 6 565 7409
Address: P.O. Box: 910542, Amman 11191, Jordan
Description: JEDCO works at supporting the development of emerging businesses and small- and medium-sized enterprises in Jordan.
Tel: +962 6 560 3507
Address: Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation JEDCO, Ekremah Al Qurashi St 1, Amman, Jordan
JORDAN FORUM FOR BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN
Description: The Jordan Forum for Business & Professional Women is a non-profit business association that was established in 1976 for the purpose of serving Jordanian business and professional women, and increasing their contribution to the development of the national economy of Jordan.
Tel: +962 6 5511647/8
Address: Wasfi Al Tall St. – Da’san Centre – path No. 9-P.O.Box: 910415 Amman 11191 Jordan
JORDAN INVESTMENT BOARD (JIC)
Description: The JIC is the lead governmental agency promoting Jordan as an investment destination and exporter. It provides the highest possible levels of service and support to investors, and guides those investors through the nation’s legislative and institutional framework.
Tel: +962 (6) 5608400/415
Address: Musa Bin Nusir Street-P.O.Box 893 Amman 11821 Jordan
JORDAN LOAN GUARANTEE CORP (JLGC)
Description: TheJLGC aims to provide the necessary guarantees to facilitate the financing of small- and medium-sized enterprises and national export, to contribute to the process of economic growth, job creation and national export encouragement.
Tel: +962 (6) 5625400
Address: 4 Prince Shaker Bin Zaid Street, Al Shmeisani-P.O.Box 830703, Amman 11183 Jordan
JORDANIAN NATIONAL COMISSION FOR WOMEN (JNCW)
Description: The JNCW′s mission is to support the mainstreaming of a gender-equality perspective in all policy areas and to narrow the gap between formal acknowledgement of women′s rights as detailed by legislation and societal attitudes towards women.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +962 6 5526768
Address: P.O.Pox 5118, Amman 11183,Jordan
JORDANIAN WOMEN'S UNION (JWU)
Description: The Jordanian Women’s Union (JWU), headquartered in Amman, is a non-governmental, democratically elected organisation that is committed to improving the status of women. It is one of the most prominent and influential women’s organisations in the Arab world and has established strong networks with women’s movements, both nationally and internationally.
Tel: +962 (6) 568 7037
Address: Jabal Al Hussein – Safad Street, Amman
MICROFUND FOR WOMEN
Description: The Microfund for Women provides financial services to low-income population, small business owners (especially women) in Jordan in order to empower them economically and socially.
Tel: +962 6 566 6100
Address: 238 B, Wadi Saqra - Arar Street
NATIONAL FUND FOR ENTREPRISE SUPPORT (NAFES)
Description: The funds’ mission is to promote SME's contribution to social wellbeing.
Tel: +962 6 53 338 95/ +962 6 5342544
Address: PO BOX 1985 Amman 11953 Jordan
NATIONAL MICROFINANCE BANK
Description: The National MicroFinance Bank provides lending services for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, as well as the basic necessities of ordinary Jordanian citizens/families in the areas of home improvement and education.
Tel: +962 7 9 877 7733
Address: National MicroFinance Bank NMB, Al Yarmok Complex, Al Yarmouk St 271, Amman, Jordan
NOOR AL HUSEIN FOUNDATION (NHF)
Description: NHF's programmes are designed to have the broadest reach possible and provide people with the resources, tools and opportunities that enable them to take independent initiatives, and empower themselves socially, economically and personally. Several NHF programmes have grown to become leading institutions in Jordan and the region, in the fields of family health, microfinance, women's empowerment and sustainable community development.
Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +962 6 560 7460
Address: P.O. Box 926687, Amman 11110, Jordan
QUEEN RANIA CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Description: The Queen Rania Centre for Entrepreneurship provides services such as Networking, Recognition & Awareness, Capacity Building & Support, and Funding for Entrepreneurship
Tel: + 962 6 5359 949 EXT (172 / 173)
Address: P.O. Box 1438 Jubiha, Amman 11941 Jordan
Description: Tamweelcom provides a variety of financial solutions, products and services to productive, low-income, unbanked individuals who are overlooked by mainstream financial institutions, and support their personal or business needs and ensure success and financial inclusion for all.
Tel: +962 6 5354336
Address: 2nd Floor, Fardous Complex, King Abdullah II Street, Sweileh Road, Amman, Jordan
THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FORUM JORDAN CHAPTER (IWF Jordan)
Description: The IWF Jordan Chapter is comprised of 46 dynamic women leaders from a variety of fields committed to building better leadership. IWF Jordan was registered in 2003 in Amman under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah. It provides a platform for its members to meet on a monthly basis among peers.
Tel: +962 77 6000159
Address: Al-Shareef Abd Al-Hameed Sharaf St. Shmesani - Bldg. #24 - First Floor
WOMEN ON BOARDS - JORDAN
Description: The Association aims at increasing the number of professional Jordanian women who have the ambition and potential to obtain seats on the boards and to assume leadership positions in all fields in the public and private sector.
Tel: +962 5931261
Address: Amman –5th circle Abdul Rahman Aalawi St. Building # 16 –Next to the Bristol Hotel, P.O.Box 223 - 11831 Amman Jordan
Description: The Ghalia Club is a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative by Global Investment House (Global) aiming to empower women.
Description: INJAZ is a non-profit organisation that was established in Kuwait in 2005 with a mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Its various programs help prepare students for future success in Kuwait’s private sector based on 3 core pillars: entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy.
Tel: +965 24962195
Address: Airport Road (55) at Highway 80 Opposite Keifan Central Shuwaikh, Kuwait P.O. Box 223, Safat 13003, Kuwait
KUWAIT ECONOMIC SOCIETY (KES)
Description: KES focuses on promoting economic growth and reform within the Kuwait economy, capacity building for its members, promoting small businesses, lobbying for legislation reform, improving transparency and curbing corruption within public institutions in order to provide equal opportunities among citizens, and strengthening its relationship with private and public sectors and international organisations.
Tel: +965 2484 7979 / + 965 2484 7946
Address: P.O Box 20513 Safat 13066 Kuwait
THE FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN KUWAIT
Description: The Federation of Business and Professional Women Kuwait focuses on training female professionals to sharpen their managerial, business and professional skills.
Tel: +965 1822555
Address: Kuwait - Salmiya - Block 11 Gulf Road
LEBANESE BUSINESS WOMEN ASSOCIATION (LBWA)
Description: The LBWA aims to increase the role and prominence of Arab women in the economy. The association works towards encouraging women to work or to open their own businesses.
Tel: +961 367 33 27 / +961 66 11 858
Address: P.O. Box: 378, Tripoli, Lebanon
LEBANESE COUNCIL OF WOMEN (LCW)
Description: The LCW is a non-governmental organisation aiming to protect human rights, women's legal rights, awareness, working women, education and more.
Tel: +961 736 63 21
Address: P.O Box 113/7320 Beirut, Lebanon
LEBANESE LEAGUE FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS (LLWB)
Description: The LLWB is a socio-economic, apolitical, non-religious association which brings together professional women by providing them with a platform to share experiences and challenges, develop competencies and skills as well as network and exchange expertise.
Tel: +961 71 445155
Address: Dekwaneh, Mirna El Chalouhi Highway ARAMEX Center, 2nd floor Beirut – Lebanon
Description: Al Majmoua is a Lebanese non-profit microfinance institution that focuses on supporting micro-entrepreneurs, particularly women, in developing sustainable businesses all over Lebanon.
Tel: +961 136 09 16
Address: Spears, Abdel Kader Street, Green Building, P.O. Box 11-3483, Beirut
NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR LEBANESE WOMEN (NCLW)
Description: The NCLW actively works towards enhancing the status of women in Lebanon.
Address: Lebanon, Baabda, Damascus Road, Center no. 3176, 2nd floor
NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE FOLLOW UP OF WOMEN’S ISSUES (NCFUWI)
Description: The NCFUWI was formed on 19 October 1993 in preparation of the Beijing convention in order to stage an effective participation on behalf of the Lebanese women.
Address: Ain El Mreiseh - Saab Building, 2nd floor – Beirut
NEW ARAB WOMEN FORUM (NAWF)
Description: TheNAWF is a platform for discussions surrounding many issues concerned with the evolving role of woman in Arab society, political life and business. It also addresses prospects for women and challenges they face.
Address: General De Gaulle, Beirut, Lebanon
AL WAFA ASSOCIATION FOR HUMAN SERVICES
Tel: +218-21 600871
Address: Sidi Almasri University Road, P.O. Box 91522
JUSOOR CENTRE FOR STUDIES AND DEVELOPMENT
Description: Jusoor is a Libyan think and do tank committed to independent policy research on human development projects and economic and social empowerment. The first think tank focuses specifically on women issues in Libya.
Tel: +218 919213956
Address: Hay Andalus-Tripoli, Libya
LIBYAN WOMEN FORUM
Description: The Libyan Women Forum (LFW) is a non-profit CSO that works towards the empowerment of Libyan women through advocacy, capacity building and raising awareness of gender-related issues.
Tel: +218 92 641 1673
Address: P.O Box 20016, 3 / 102D Saif Alnasir Street, Abouharida, Tripoli
LIBYAN WOMEN'S PLATFORM FOR PEACE (LWPP)
Description: The Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP) was launched in October 2011 by over thirty-five women from different cities and backgrounds to ensure that women remain a vital part of post-Gaddafi Libya, with a particular emphasis on inclusive transitions, women’s rights, youth leadership, advancement and security as related to women’s political and economic participation, constitutional reform and education.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS COMMITTEE - TRIPOLI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Description: The Libyan Women in Business Committee, launched at Tripoli’s Chamber of Commerce, offers new and established businesswomen the chance to exchange advice and experiences.
Tel: +218 91 213 2418
Address: Women in Business Committee, Libyan Businessmen Council, Dat el-Emad Complex, Tower #5, 1st Floor, PO Box 91491, Tripoli
AGENCE DE DEVELOPPEMENT SOCIAL (ADS)
Description: TheADSis a public institution operating under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Development, Family and Solidarity. It aims to promote social development throughout Morocco.
Tel: +212661347171 / +212 5376-83410
Address: Avenue Allal El Fassi, Rabat, Morocco
ASSOCIATION DEMOCRATIQUE DES FEMMES DU MAROC (ADFM)
Description: The Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) is an independent, feminist, national, non-profit and volunteer-based organisation, in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). ADFM positions itself as a force of proposition and advocacy for laws and public policies reforms from the perspective of gender equality and women's citizenship in Morocco.
Email: email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +212 537 73 71 65 / +212 5 37 70 60 81
Address: 2, Rue Ibn Mokla - Quartier des Orangers, Rabat 10060, Morocco
ASSOCIATION DE LA FEMME ENTREPRENEUR ET OPÉRATEUR D’APPUI DE TANGER
Description: The association works positively towards the creation of an optimal female entrepreneurial environment. It also wishes to promote the interests of women entrepreneurs in northern Morocco at national and international levels and to help in the training and insertion of new generations of women entrepreneurs in northern Morocco.
ASSOCIATION DES FEMMES CHEFS D'ENTREPRISE AU MAROC (AFEM)
Description: AFEM aims to engage women's businesses on the path of innovation, support advanced regionalisation and improve the representation of the organisation in the decision-making powers at national and international levels.
Tel: +212 522501251
Address: Technopark, route de Nouaceur N°132, Casablanca – Maroc
ASSOCIATION MAROCAINE DES DROITS DES FEMMES
Description: The association is an autonomous, non-profit women's association, based on international human rights conventions, including the Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
Tel: +212 522 45 15 35
Address: 282, bd Moukaouama - ex Résistance ang. rue Strasbourg, n°311 3°ét. , Benjdia CASABLANCA
ASSOCIATION MAROCAINE DES FEMMES ENTREPRENEURS POUR LE DÉVELOPPEMENT ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL NORD SUD
Description: The association supports the integration of women into the professional world and women's entrepreneurship.
Tel: +212 39 32 52 66
CONFEDERATION GENERALE DES ENTREPRISES MAROCAINES (CGEM)
Description: The CGEM is the representative of the private sector to public authorities and institutions. It speaks on behalf of its 88,000 direct and affiliated members and ensures a favourable economic environment for business development.
Tel: +212 5229-97000
Address: Boulevard Mohamed Abdou, Casablanca 20340, Morocco
Description: El Moukawila is a co-operative that aims to support and promote Moroccan Women Entrepreneurs who are active or in transition. The services offered by El Moukawila are: advising, training, promotion and media, networking, and mentoring.
ESPACE POINT DE DEPART (ESPOD)
Description: ESPOD’s main goal is women’s economic empowerment and the development of women's entrepreneurship in Morocco.
Tel: +212 5224-40347
Address: Boulevard Mohamed Smiha, Casablanca 20250, Morocco
JOSSOUR FORUM DES FEMMES MAROCAINES
Description: Jossour FFM is a non-governmental organisation which was created by and for women to bring their skills together to work towards promoting their rights. Its objective is to strengthen the presence of women on the national scene at all levels. The economic, social, cultural and legal fields are all fields of action that Jossour FFM has been able to explore over the last 20 years.
Tel: +212 05372-61704
Address: 131 Avenue Hassan II Centre-ville, Appartement 32-34 10000 Rabat Maroc
Description: Maroc PME is a semi-governmental agency with three main objectives: improving the competitiveness of high impact companies, contributing to inclusive growth and promoting entrepreneurship.
Tel: +212 0537 57 44 44
Address: Agence Nationale pour la Promotion de la PME 3 Avenue Annakhil 457 Lot 11 Parcelle N° 3- Rabat
MINISTRY OF FAMILY, SOLIDARITY, EQUALITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Description: The Ministry is an administrative entity dedicated to supporting women's initiatives aiming to improve socio-economic indicators related to equality between women and men, in accordance with Morocco's commitments for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals and in the context of operationalisation of the government programme and the "Icram" Government Plan.
Tel: +212 05220.127.116.11
Address: 47, Bd Ibn Sina Agdal, Rabat – Maroc
NATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE
Description: NTI strives to exceed client expectation with its industry and Omani market-specific training solutions. The company has the ability to react to the diverse training needs of organisations and their employees.
Email: Contact form on the website
Tel: +968 24228600
Address: PO Box 267, Postal Code 115, Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos, Sultanate of Oman
OMANI WOMEN ASSOCIATION
Description: The Omani Women Association's mission is to empower women in the fields of knowledge, skills, self-development and professional development. It promotes women’s intellectual, professional and cultural levels and activates their role in governmental and civil organisations. It highlights the role of Omani women and enhances their status and participation in local and international forums. It also maintains a database concerning its work on women’s issues in Omani society and builds up network and communication channels with the various authorities.
Tel: +968 24602800
Address: Muscat, Al-Khuwair
OMANI WOMEN ASSOCIATION AT AL-MUDHAIBI
Description: The Omani Women's Association in AL- Mudhaibi has worked to develop a future vision of the development and spread of women's work through various programmes.
Tel: +968 25578233
WOMEN'S AFFAIRS AT THE MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Description: The department's objectives are to develop women’s productive skills, integrate women in development programmes, enhance women’s participation in internal and external meetings and conferences, promote women in board positions and provide opportunities for developing their knowledge and productive skills.
Email: Contact form on the website
Tel: +968 24 645000
Address: 3305 Way, Muscat, Oman
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN PALESTINE (BPW)
Description: BPW is a dynamic business association of dedicated female professionals established in 1976 by a number of professional women.
Tel: +970 2954430
Address: Al Basteen Street, P.O. Box 527, Ramallah
BUSINESS WOMEN FORUM-PALESTINE (BWF)
Description: The Business Women Forum is a national non-profit association established in 2006 to help “strengthen the role of businesswomen as leaders in the Palestinian economy through advocacy, networking and the provision of business services".
Tel: +970 02-2425612/3
Address: Al-Fare’ Bldg, 2nd Fl. Al-Baluu’
MINISTRY OF WOMEN'S AFFAIRS
Description: The Ministry focuses on mainstreaming gender issues in policies, projects and programmes among line ministries and stakeholders.
Address: Mekkah building, floors 4,5,6, Al-Bireh
PALESTINIAN BUSINESSWOMEN'S ASSOCIATION (ASALA)
Description: ASALA is a Palestinian non-governmental organisation that empowers women who have limited resources to realise their economic and social rights by using a holistic approach to development in accordance with their needs.
Tel: +970 2 2413035
Address: Ramallah / Al-Bireh, Khalaf Trading Tower, 2nd Floor OR Al-Rimal, Al-Mina’ Area, Habboush Street, Dream Building, 2nd Floor
PALESTINIAN WORKING WOMEN SOCIETY FOR DEVELOPMENT
Description: The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development supports gender equality and the eradication of all forms of discrimination against and promotes women’s political, economic and civil rights. It also works toward the expansion of women’s access to justice through improving psychological well-being among women and girls and combating gender-based violence.
Tel: +970 02-2981977
Address: Headquarters: Al-Anbia Street, Real Estate Company Building, 3rd floor
THE GENERAL UNION OF PALESTINIAN WOMEN (GUPW)
Description: The General Union of Palestinian Women is a democratic, public faction that was established in 1965. It describes itself as the representative body for Palestinian people around the world and the umbrella for all women and non-governmental Palestinian organisations for women.
Tel: +972 2 2423832 / +972 2 2401093
Address: Al Balouh, Al Birreh, Ramallah
QATAR BUSINESS WOMEN FORUM
Description: The Qatar Business Women Forum was established in 2001 as one of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s committee, with the mandate of setting the appropriate atmosphere to assist Qatari businesswomen in contributing to the economic development process. Its objectives are 1) to build and promote networks among businesswomen in Qatar and enhance co-operation between the businesswomen community and the various economic sectors and governmental bodies; 2) to promote women’s role in economic decision-making and increase their participation in development projects and economic activities, namely by enhancing women’s representation in the Chamber’s sector committees; 3) to represent Qatar businesswomen in global and regional forums, and develop close cooperation between voluntary and women entities in Qatar and their counterparts in the Arab world and at the international level.
Address: P.O. Box 402 Doha, Qatar
ROUDHA CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
Description: The Roudha Centre provides innovative and effective programs and advocacy efforts for women looking to open their own business or grow their existing ones. The Centre delivers business, financial, legal and training/programming services, and mentoring and coaching. It also provides incubational assistance to empower women towards entrepreneurship and economic self-sufficiency.
Tel: +974 44918312
Address: Roudha Center, Al Reem Tower, West Bay, P.O.Box: 96048
QATARI BUSINESSWOMEN ASSOCIATION
Description: The Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA) was established in 2000 to enhance women’s contribution to the country’s economy. It provides a platform to empower business and professional women and unlock the potential of future generations. QBWA initiated several key initiatives promoting women entrepreneurs in Qatar, including the Qatar Businesswomen Awar, Qatar International Businesswomen Forum and QBWA Takreem Awards.
Tel: +974 5589 6144
Address: Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Doha, Qatar
WOMEN’S COORDINATION COUNCIL AT THE COUNCIL OF SAUDI CHAMBERS
Description: The Coordination Council aims at providing an investment and private sector environment that creates opportunities for Saudi women to participate and thrive in different sectors of the economy.
Tel: +966 11 2182222
Address: P. O. Box 16683, Riyadh 11474
KHADIJAH BINT KHOWAILID BUSINESSWOMEN CENTRE, JEDDAH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Description: Opened in 2004 in the Jeddah Chamber, it works to increase women’s participation in national development. The centre seeks to find suitable solutions to provide infrastructure support and to inform regulations and laws that enable women to achieve a balance between the family and other duties and responsibilities, so that their participation in national development partnership becomes sustainable as their family responsibilities evolve.
Tel: +966 11 6529255
Address: P.O. Box 1264 Jeddah 21431 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
CENTER OF ARAB WOMEN FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH (CAWTAR)
Description: Cawtar is a regional organisation. Its mission is to eradicate discrimination against Arab women and reduce gender gaps by promoting research, education, training and advocacy in all areas of life that affect the status of women, and to carry our message to policy makers, researchers, activists and local communities alike.
Address: P.O. Box n°:105 1003 Cité El Khadra Tunis- Tunisia
CENTRE DE RECHERCHES, D'ETUDES, DE DOCUMENTATION ET D'INFORMATION SUR LA FEMME (CREDIF)
Description: CREDIF is a non-administrative public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Women. It was created with the aim of actively contributing to the advancement of the status of women.
Address: Avenue du Roi Abdulaziz Al-Saoud – Rue Farhat Ben Afia (martyr) - Manar 2- 2092 .Tunis -la République Tunisienne
FEMMES ET LEADERSHIP
Description: Femmes et Leadership is a non-profit civic association which was created after the January 14 Revolution. Its mission is to strengthen the role of women and their participation in public and professional life; to consolidate the role of women as innovators in civil society; and to coach women to strengthen their communication and negotiation skills.
Tel: +216 71753848
Address: 20 rue ibn hazm andalousi, 2037, Manzah 7
INSTITUT ARABE DES CHEFS D'ENTREPRISE (IACE)
Description: IACE is an independent international Think Tank committed to promoting business and improving the business environment by making recommendations and reform proposals with the support of business leaders, academics and other actors from civil society.
Tel: +216.70 018 100
Address: Bvd. principal Rue du Lac Turkana. 1053 LES BERGES DU LAC, TUNIS, TUNISIE
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS COUNCIL (CIFE)
Description: The International Women Entrepreneurs Council is a non-governmental organisation founded in 2011 with the objective of promoting women entrepreneurship as a vehicle for sustainable development. Its activities include facilitating access to information, providing legal and financial support for business development, and capacity building for women entrepreneurs.
Tel: +216 22 272 946
Address: 93 Rue de Palestine, 1002 Tunis
LA CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE ET D'INDUSTRIE
Description: The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tunis is an organisation supporting and assisting Tunisian companies in Greater Tunis (Tunis, Ariana, Ben Arous and Manouba)
Tel: +216 71 247 322
Address: 31, Av de Paris - 1000 – Tunisie
LA CHAMBRE NATIONALE DES FEMMES ENTREPRENEURS (CNFE)
Description: The CNFE brings women entrepreneurs from all sectors together in order to combine their energies and skills, break their isolation and allow them to contribute actively and effectively to the economic and social development of the country.
Tel: +216 71 809 881
Address: Cité Administrative_Cité El khadhra Lot N° 7
MINISTRY OF WOMEN, FAMILY AND CHILDREN
Tel: +216 71 252 514
Address: 2, rue d’Alger, Tunis 1001
TUNISIAN ASSOCIATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN (AFTD)
Description: The Tunisian Association of Democratic Women was founded in 1989 with the objective of promoting women’s empowerment and gender equality in the social, economic, cultural and political spheres. The ATFD fights against all forms of discrimination against women and seeks to address patriarchal norms hindering women’s access to equal opportunities.
Tel: +216 71 321 339
Address: 21, Avenue Charles Nicole, Cité Jardins, Belvédère 1002- Tunis
UNION NATIONALE DE LA FEMME TUNISIENNE (UNFT)
Description: The National Union of Tunisian Women is a non-governmental organisation fighting for the improvement of the status of women in Tunisia.
Tel: +216 71 560 181
Address: 56, Boulevard Bab Bnet - 1006 Tunis – Tunisie
WOMEN'S ENTREPRISE FOR SUSTAINABILITY (WES)
Description: The Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) programme empowers women-led organisations in Tunisia to operate WES centres as social enterprises. Through these centres, aspiring and established women entrepreneurs gain new skills and networks, launch and expand businesses, and develop as innovative leaders in their communities.
Website: http://wesglobal.org / www.made-in-tunisia.net
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Tel: +216 18.104.22.168
Address: 9 Rue des Pommes El Manar Tunis, Tunisia
United Arab Emirates
ABU DHABI BUSINESSWOMEN COUNCIL
Description: The purpose of the council is to render top-quality services for enhancing the role played by businesswomen in the Abu Dhabi-based business sector.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com
Tel: +971 2 6177524/6
Address: Corniche Road, Al Markaziyah West, P.O.Box: 662. City: Abu Dhabi
DUBAI BUSINESSWOMEN COUNCIL
Description: Building awareness, educating, promoting opportunities and enhancing positive change in the community towards the acceptance of women in business is at the heart of the DBWC’s belief in empowering women and motivating them to be productive members of society and economy.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Tel: +971 4 2028530
Address: Dubai Chamber building, Baniyas Road, Deira
Description: Established in 2002, Dubai SME was created as an integrated division of the Department of Economic Development (DED). It was developed as a resource for support, information and outreach for the growing small- and medium-sized enterprise sector.
Address: Business Village, Block A, 2nd Floor Near Clock Tower
DUBAI WOMEN ESTABLISHMENT
Description: Dubai Women Establishment strives to help Emirati women balance stimulating careers with a satisfying family life through the endorsement of appropriate gender-equality policies and initiatives, providing life-long opportunities for training and work and promoting greater participation of women in the economic and political sphere.
Tel: +971 4 406 9000
Address: P.O. Box: 213333 Dubai – UAE
EMIRATES BUSINESSWOMEN COUNCIL (EBC)
Description: TheEBC strives to help women into leadership positions and place women leadership on the global map by 2021.
Tel: +971 4 220 9199
Address: P.O. BOX 8886, Dubai- United Arab Emirates
GENERAL WOMEN’S UNION
Description: The General Women’s Union was established in 1975 to serve as the national mechanism for the women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship in the UAE. It seeks to adopt policies, plans, programmes and initiatives to build women’s capacities and further their participation in all aspects of life.
Address: P.O. Box 130, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN'S GROUP (IBWG)
Description: The International Business Women's Group (IBWG) in Dubai actively supports Business Women in Dubai and the Northern Emirates by providing a Networking Forum for Professional Business Women in the UAE and a platform to provide opportunities for professional growth and development.
Tel: +971 (0) 50 387 1948
Address: P.O. Box 59476, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
SHARJAH BUSINESSWOMEN COUNCIL (SBC)
Description: The SBC's aim is to empower potential and existing professional women and businesswomen to establish and realise their ambitions in both traditional and non-traditional sectors in the UAE.
Tel: +971 6 594 1140
Address: Sharjah Business Women Council-Al Qasimi Street, Sharjah
CENTRE FOR EMPIRICAL RESEARCH AND WOMEN'S STUDIES (Sanaa University)
Description: The aim of the women's studies program at the Sana'a' University is to improve the position of women in Yemeni society. In order to enhance research, track recent developments in the field and facilitate international communication, the Centre has developed a documentation centre, which is linked to similar documentation centres in other Arab countries (Egypt, Al-Bahrain, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia).
Tel: +967 01 219 339
Address: Sana'a' University P.O. Box 1802 Sana'a' Yemen
ICCIA BUSINESSWOMEN INFORMATION NETWORK (ICCIABIN)
Description: ICCIABIN is a platform for all women entrepreneurs to interact with each other, exchange business information among themselves and share best practices. This portal provides businesswomen opportunities in terms of marketing their businesses, providing information on business, sharing success stories, acquiring know-how and best practices, also through interactions with counterparts worldwide.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: (+92) (21) 35874910
WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ASSOCIATION
Description: WEEA's mission is to achieve economic and social empowerment for women, especially poor groups, by influencing developmental policies and providing women with more opportunities to participate in civil society.
Tel: +967 01- 440 507
Address: Nwakshot Street
WOMEN'S FORUM FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING
Description: The Women's Forum for Research and Training (WFRT) is a human rights organisation for women in Yemen. It organises workshops for government officials, promotes human rights issues with other NGOs and arranges training for grassroots activists.
Address: P.O.Box 5655 Taiz
WOMEN NATIONAL COMMITTEE
Description: The Women’s National Committee of Yemen is a government-affiliated body working to empower women. Local Yemenis work on the committee in co-ordination with national and international partners to safeguard women’s fundamental human rights. The Millennium Development Goals provide the framework guiding the committee’s main policy priority areas.
Tel: +967 277188 1
YEMEN WOMEN UNION
Description: The Yemeni Women's Union (YWU) is an NGO that promotes women's civil rights and empowers women in Yemen through education, training, counselling and a variety of other services.
Tel: +967 1 480489
Address: Altahrir - Behind Centeral bank of Yemen Sana'a
YEMENI WOMEN EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION
Description: The Yemeni Women Empowerment Foundation helps to increase the participation of women in social frameworks as well as in areas of political and economic development and in all aspects of society concerned by women’s rights, human rights and gender equality.
Tel: +967 711101901
Address: Sanaa - Rabat Street - next to Alfakhamh Hall