WEN Mentorship Program
As part of the Women
Entrepreneurs’ Network (WEN) core objectives, USAID’s SEED, in cooperation with
the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC), held a four-day
mentorship training entitled WEN Mentorship Program - Sep 8-11 for women
entrepreneurs and businesswomen, at TIEC’s premise.
The purpose of the
training was to enable women in leadership positions to mentor female-led
startups/entrepreneurs from different governorates, in their early business
stages to scale up their enterprises and reach their potential.
delivered by Life Coach Egypt (LCE), a highly accredited coaching and mentoring
company, and was attended by 24 businesswomen from diverse sectors and various fields
of specialization such as Human Resources, Business Development and Entrepreneurship.
methodology was interactive and participatory, and in addition to having the
opportunity to connect with each other, Mentors benefited by learning about
mentorship dynamics, strengthening of their communication skills, learning
about behavioral patterns and how to share their experience to benefit others
and build relationships with their mentees.
conducted pre and post training evaluations and through their analysis found
that participants’ competency level evaluated at 57% prior to the training went
up to 88% at the end of the 4th training day.