The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women – U.S. Department of State Entrepreneurship Program for Women in the Middle East and Northern Africa

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women - U.S. Department of State Entrepreneurship Program for Women in the Middle East and Northern Africa leverages the expertise of the public and private sectors to form a partnership that encourages inclusive economic growth in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Since 2015, this collaboration between the Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, in coordination with Harvard Kennedy School, has brought women entrepreneurs engaged in the business, media and nonprofit sectors from the Middle East and Northern Africa to the U.S. for a two-week program focused on entrepreneurship, leadership training, mentoring, and networking.

Partners

U.S. Department of State
Goldman Sachs Foundation
Harvard Kennedy School

Staff

Project summary

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women – U.S. Department of State Entrepreneurship Program for Women in the Middle East and Northern Africa | March 2016
Number of Visitors: 26
Regions: Near East and North Africa
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Lebanon, Oman, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Qatar, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Egypt, Kuwait, Jordan
Impact Areas: Empowering Women and Girls, Cultural Diplomacy, Entrepreneurship
Program Areas: Exchanges
Partners: Private Sector, Public Sector