About Us

WHAT IS MUBADIRAT?

Mubadirat is a media project that empowers existing and aspiring women entrepreneurs through inspiring content, models for success and resources for women looking to open a business or launch a project.

WHAT DOES MUBADIRAT DO?

Mubadirat profiles successful women entrepreneurs in North Africa working in various different industries from a wide variety of backgrounds. Through its online platform, Mubadirat targets women entrepreneurs in Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, and Libya.

WHY MUBADIRAT?

Even though many women are interested in becoming an entrepreneur, they are far less likely to take the leap and actually start their business. Mubadirat strives to create a world where women have equal opportunities as men when it comes to believing in their ideas, being confident in their capabilities, and having the tools to turn their ideas today into innovations tomorrow.

Mubadirat Profiles

Meet successful women entrepreneurs and hear their stories about building a successful business.

RANIA RAFIE

Upfuse

RANIA RAFIE

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Rania is working to promote environmentally friendly living while also empowering women artisans.

RANIA BOUCETTA

Rannouchette

RANIA BOUCETTA

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Rania started out her entrepreneurial journey making contemporary decorative products.

MARIAM AFIFI

Tagaddod

MARIAM AFIFI

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Meet Mariam Afifi, co-founder of Tagaddod, a startup which turns used cooking oil into fuel.

HELLA EL KHIARI

Flaÿou

HELLA EL KHIARI

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Hella cofounded Flaÿou, a creative design studio which specializes in object, interior, and graphic design.

OUMEZZINE DHOUIEB

Mes Confits

OUMEZZINE DHOUIEB

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Meet Oumezzine Dhouieb, founder of Mes Confits, a small food company that Oumezzine founded with her family.

BOUTHAINA BOURAOUI

Hamasset Fanneya

BOUTHAINA BOURAOUI

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Bouthaina Bouraoui grew her jewelry business, Hamasset Fanneya, into a successful enterprise.

NORA KAFAFI

Rock n'Rope

NORA KAFAFI

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Nora Kafafi is the co-founder and CEO at Rock & Rope Adventure, who’s working to build Egypt’s first adventure park and rock climbing facilities.

ZEINEB AND EMMA

NAPOLIS

ZEINEB AND EMMA

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Zeineb and Emma are now developing a franchise system to serve their traditional organic food products.

AWATEF MOSBEH

Toufoula Kids

AWATEF MOSBEH

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The award-winning startup, Toufoula Kids, grew from a single magazine to a mobile-based educational platform.

NADIA ESSID

Madel

NADIA ESSID

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After switching her career, Nadia now operates a successful leather production company in her hometown of Mareth.

PERI ABOU ZIED

Thaat

PERI ABOU ZIED

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Peri Abou Zied, a social entrepreneur from Cairo and founder of Thaat Social Enterprise & Innovative Consultancy.

CHIRAZ TRIKI EL GHOUL

Saveur Magenta

CHIRAZ TRIKI EL GHOUL

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Chiraz Triki El Ghoul established Saveur Magenta to serve a fusion of traditional French and Tunisian pastries and cakes.

YOSTINA BOULES

Taqa Solutions

YOSTINA BOULES

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Yostina Boules is the Managing Director of Taqa Solutions, a startup which transforms biowaste into energy.

FARAH EL ASHIRY

Fufa

FARAH EL ASHIRY

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Inspired by her love of design, Farah El Ashiry launched her own clothing brand, “Fufa”.

LEYLA MOHAMMED

Creatistes

LEYLA MOHAMMED

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Leyla Mohammed launched Creatistes to help artisans make a living from their craft.

RANIA MECHERGUI

Kolna Hirfa

RANIA MECHERGUI

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Meet Rania Mechergui, the founder of “Kolna Hirfa,” a social enterprise that encourages and supports female artisans.

HEBA EL CHEIKH

Contemporary Art

HEBA EL CHEIKH

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Mahatat works to support Egypt’s art industry by bringing art activities to communities and supporting artistic training.

Testimonials

  • I believe in Mes Confits. That’s why I’m investing my body and soul it in, day and night. I spend evenings working and it doesn’t bother me. If I don’t sleep, it doesn’t bother me. Because for me, it’s a life project.

    Oumezzine Dhouieb
    Mes Confits
  • It’s not easy, but it’s very, very rewarding. The Peri that I am today is not the same Peri that I was four years ago, or the same Peri that I was last year.”

    Peri Abou Zied
    Thaat
  • Even if it’s only 1% of the dream that you want, you are doing something that you love.

    Farah El Ashiry
    Fufa
  • Every woman has the potential to do what she wants. She just needs to have the willingness to do it, to keep going, to reach her goal, and to grow her project into existence. She can do this and nothing can stop her!

    Bouthaina Bouraoui
    Hammasett Fanneya

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Resources

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