Badiri

Under the directive of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, UAE Chairperson of Nama Women Advancement Establishment, Founder and Patron of Sharjah Business Women Council, Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) launches Badiri Women Enterprise Development Virtual Academy. The launch of Badiri commemorates the 14th anniversary of Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), and reaffirms its commitment to continue women economic development. Badiri is an initiative designed to boost, reward and showcase the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst women in the Emirate of Sharjah.

On 2nd March 2016, coinciding with week of International Women's Day (March 8), Badiri kicked-off with an entrepreneurship competition that adopts blended learning methods to accommodate the varying needs of its participants. It will develop and support them through various online and onsite training, coaching and mentoring.

The competition will develop the business acumen of aspiring and existing women entrepreneurs, and facilitate their launch and growth in the Sharjah entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Long-term Vision

The first of its kind in the country, Badiri will be a digital platform for aspiring and current women entrepreneurs, providing resources, training and a community of empowered female peers.

Badiri's mission will grow at a calculated pace and open its doors to the wider region and eventually, transform into a global platform for women's entrepreneurship. In the long-term, it will be partnering with the top educational institutions globally to pioneer in delivering a world-class entrepreneurship development academy exclusively designed to empower women. 

Badiri Target Audience

Women who are alumni/graduates who have a business idea, or women who wish to scale a business upto 3 years old

Program Structure & Delivery

Badiri is a 3-month program that adopts blended learning methods to accommodate the varying needs of its participants. It will develop and support them through various online and onsite training, coaching and mentoring.

Register for Badiri now at www.sbwc.ae/badiri