A Special Guest to Inspire Our Women Entrepreneurs

Open Hands Initiative is honored to have had a very special guest join its group of 20 women entrepreneurs from Jordan and the United States for an evening of conversation in Amman, Jordan during the “Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs“. Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired, Director General of the Jordan-based King Hussein Cancer Foundation … Continue reading A Special Guest to Inspire Our Women Entrepreneurs

Discovering Jordan: Cultural Excursions During the Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs

The Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs provided top-notch entrepreneurial training for highly successful young female business owners. At the same time, as an Open Hands Initiative program, cultural exchange and exposure comprised central elements of the Fellowship. During the Jordan program, the fellows and staff embarked on rich mini-excursions around the country: touring the Amman Citadel and … Continue reading Discovering Jordan: Cultural Excursions During the Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs

What Makes a Great Entrepreneur?

On the first day of the entrepreneurial bootcamp that forms the core of training for the Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs, the founders heard from two very special Jordanian guests about what makes a great company–and a great entrepreneur. “A Day in the Life of a Startup Founder” featured Lina Hundaileh, a serial entrepreneur and chocolate baroness, … Continue reading What Makes a Great Entrepreneur?

Building Bridges and Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship

Open Hands Initiative, in partnership with the Angel Resource Institute’s Women First Enterprise, has selected twenty of the brightest and most driven Jordanian and American female founders to participate in its “Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs.” The Fellowship, to take place in Amman, Jordan from October 16-24, is the first of its kind – a program … Continue reading Building Bridges and Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship

Announcing a New Program in Jordan

Open Hands Initiative is proud to announce that we have just returned from a fact-finding mission to a diverse and fascinating country located at the heart of the Middle East: Jordan. This special destination is where we will be hosting our next exchange program. It’s one of the MENA region’s most prominent hubs for start-ups … Continue reading Announcing a New Program in Jordan