SLEIDSE organized in partnership with MEDA Libya the final event of the Step Forward Competition for Women on the 1st of August 2018 at Radisson hotel, Tripoli.
100 women entrepreneurs were selected to get a training in 3 major Libyan cities; in Tripoli, Benghazi and Temnhent, they learnt how to create a business plan. Among them, 10 got trained on public speaking to present their ideas in a final event held in Tripoli.
At the final stage, the 10 finalists presented their ideas in 3 minutes in front of the audience and a jury. They both voted via SMS, for a chance to win prizes offered by sponsors (Mozart for Catering, HB group, ATIB bank, Alnassem company) as a support to entrepreneurship development in Libya.
The first winner was Ms Ibtisam Alhmady for her Project Karaza- the award was 15,000 LYD from Mozart catering
The second winner was Ms Arwa Ben Omran for her project Marshmellow – the award was 10,000 LYD from HB grou
The third winner was Mrs Souad Alghamoudi for her project ALHAMAD for organic oil – the award was 5000 LYD from ATIB bank
1000 LYD were also awarded for the rest of the finalists from Alnassem company.
A special thanks to the jury: Mrs Rania Alsharif from Libya investment institution, Dr. Radia Alwaaee from Edhafa Centre for autism, Ms Hala Abugagahis founder of Jussor centre, Mrs Adel Taghdi the head of Libya Start-up expo, and Mr Ali Gossa from Libya Enterprise.