Learning to Champion A Women Led Entrepreneurial Revolution

Blackboard Collaborate

  • Monday, 19/07/2021
  • 14:00 - 15:15


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This series of MasterCard Foundation talks will address key areas of interest, where transformation is taking place in Africa.

Led by inspiring guest speakers each event will start with the speaker sharing their story, followed by an interview led by the host and end with a questions from the audience.

In this talk we’ll discuss learning to champion a women led entrepreneurial revolution. Led by guest speaker Ifrah Mohamed Arab. Founder and CEO of SuperMom, a social enterprise that taps into the initiative of unemployed and underemployed women from marginalised communities.

Ifrah is an advisor to the Refugee Employment Skills Initiative (RESI) by the International Trade Centre where she consultants on women entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in fragile settings. Ifrah is an Echoing Green semi-finalist, Anzisha Fellow, Emerging Leader at Skoll Foundation and winner of the Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016 Kenya at the UNCTAD14 youth forum.

More on the MasterCard Foundation Scholar’s Program

This series is brought to you through our partnership with MasterCard Foundation Scholar’s Program. This program provides scholarships and transformative leadership training to educate and support bright, young African students with a deep, personal commitment to changing the world around them. Speakers are entrepreneurs who connect with this mission to develop the next generation of leaders for Africa.

Who can attend?

All students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh including current students and alumni of the Scholar’s Program.

Other talks in this series:

  • Monday 31 May, 5pm-6.15pm - The student entrepreneur’s path – how to pitch and win - Book now
  • Thursday 17 June, 2pm-3.15pm - Telling stories for impact - Book now
  • Wednesday 30 June, 2pm-3.15pm - The journey to feed a nation - Book now

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