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IMPACT INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MENA REGION

IMPACT INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MENA REGION

Wed, 8 Sep 2021 10:00 - 11:00 Arabia Standard Time (UTC+3)

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The objective of this roundtable discussion is to bring ecosystem players together to discuss the challenges & opportunities.

About this event

Panelists:

Ara Fernezian – CEO, STRATECIS

Noor Salama – Community & Program Manager, Microsoft for Startups

Samar Abdelfattah – Founder & CEO, Disruptive Mobility

Moderated by:

Sahar Albaharna – Founder, Women4Impact

The objective of this roundtable discussion is to bring ecosystem players together to discuss the challenges & opportunities related to:

  • Scaling purpose-driven startups and the role of corporations
  • Enabling more women impact entrepreneurs

With more women entering this space, we want to better understand how we can support them and create a better future for everyone.

Impact Entrepreneurship

  • How are impact startups being perceived/defined in the MENA region?
  • Why large corporations need to work with startups to foster sustainability, social impact, and innovation?
  • Challenges of current accelerator models

Impact Investing in the MENA region

  • New investment models
  • Impact Corporate VCs

Female-Led Startup Challenges

  • What are the challenges and what are some of the current solutions?
  • What kind of support do female entrepreneurs need?

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