We are thrilled to have participated in the recent event organized by the US Embassy in Mogadishu, spotlighting the commendable progress of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurship (AWE) program. This initiative, with its dedicated focus on empowering and investing in Somali women with early-stage business ideas, stands as a beacon of economic empowerment. The event provided valuable insights into…

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In our Academy for Women Entrepreneurship, we've been busy diving into the art of creating impactful business plans, fostering innovation, and igniting the flame of aspirations. Our focus has been on empowering women with the tools to translate their business dreams into reality. Through interactive sessions and practical guidance, we've cultivated a supportive environment for honing entrepreneurial skills and…

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iRise Hub management participated in a week-long Innovation Support Organizations Bootcamp organized by Growth Africa in Nairobi from 20th to 4th November 2023. The program's primary objective was to facilitate interaction and knowledge sharing among ISOs across Africa, enabling them to refine their strategies and vision. The sessions, led by international experts, were both flexible and productive. A vital…

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A moment of pride as we witness Dr. Abdirahman Hassan moderating the Facilitation of Private Sector Investment Dialogue panel at the Somalia Blue Economy Investment Conference on this month.

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Today marked a momentous occasion as we welcomed the distinguished Swedish Ambassador to Somalia, Ambassador Joachim Waern, to our hub. In a cordial and insightful exchange, we delved into various subjects, exploring potential partnerships in the realms of e-commerce, FinTech, technology, education, and health.

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We are honored to host a delegation from the Finnish Development Policy Committee and Finland Ambassador to Somalia at iRise Hub. In our engaging discussions, we explored avenues to strengthen our partnerships, particularly in enhancing our coding school academy and creating more digital skills opportunities for Somali youths.

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As a collaborating partner in the "BIC Somali" project, iRise Hub was pleased to participate in a two-day Boot Camp and a one-day conference held in Nairobi from October 24th to 26th, 2023. These gatherings were organized through a joint effort by BIC Africa, ebn, and UNIDO Somalia. Participants from five different countries that have implemented BIC Africa's country…

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Our AWE cohort engaged in another captivating session featuring group activities and enriching discussions.

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AWE Attends the International Day of the Girl Child Event

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs in Somalia (AWE Somalia) attended a special event on October 11, 2023, to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child. The annual gathering seeks to increase advocacy for the realisation of girls' rights and to urge governments and development agencies to adopt initiatives to enhance their overall well-being. The theme of this year's…

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