Launching Economic Achievement Program (LEAP) for Women in Jordan
February 2017 - January 2021
Funded by Global Affairs Canada
Partnered with Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), Ryerson University, INJAZ-Jordan and BPWA-Amman
The Project aims to support women’s economic empowerment in Jordan and fosters entrepreneurship among school girls and supports women-led business start-ups.
- Conducting a market analysis, needs assessments and baseline assessments to validate the initial assumptions and for monitoring and evaluation purposes;
- Establishing and operating a women’s business incubator in Amman with its local partner INJAZ and their network of education institutions;
- Introducing a Leaders and Entrepreneurs Program (LEP) for girls that focuses on promoting non-traditional career paths, entrepreneurial culture and leadership with specific interventions involving girls and boys to increase their sensitivity to these issues.