Khalifa Fund awards nearly 30% of $14m funding to women, UAE

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Khalifa Fund awards nearly 30% of $14m funding to women, UAE

Nearly 30 percent of 69 projects awarded AED51m ($14m) funding by the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in the first quarter of 2013 were managed by female entrepreneurs, the fund’s CEO has revealed.

“Females occupied 28.3 percent of the projects financed by the Khalifa Fund, which is considered a good indicator of female engagement in the business sector, enhancing the role of women in the economic development of the UAE,” said HE Abdullah Saeed Al Darmaki, CEO of the fund.

We invite you to read the full article published July 15 2013 by Arabian Business

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