WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

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Be Inspired

“Leadership lies at the heart of YWCA as a movement.” Over the years, YWCA volunteers and staff have built a platform from which women have raised their voices and discover that together they are capable of improving their world, individually and collectively. In the process, they have developed their own leadership skills and expanded their world views.

The Leadership Committee initiated the “Be Inspired” Program, an informal gathering which hosts outstanding women from various walks of life, who achieved their dreams and visions. This program is a unique opportunity to learn the driving force behind her success, share and learn their ideas, dreams, stories and obstacles encountered during their challenging journey.

The YWCA hosted the following women:

    Be inspired Meeting

  • An informal gathering which hosts outstanding women from various walks of life, who achieved their dreams and visions. This program is a unique opportunity to learn the driving force behind her success, share and learn their ideas, dreams, stories and obstacles encountered during their challenging journey.

The YWCA hosted the following women:

  1. Betty Tawtal, Comedian.
  2. Lamia Charlebois, founder of the group Libanais de Montréal – Sirop d’arabe in Canada.
  3. Leyla Assaf, Scriptwriter, Director and Producer.
  4. Sawsan Wazzan, founder of Diet Center.
  5. Amale Abi Khalil, founder and manager of Drain Aid.
  6. Yvonne Abdel Baki, artist, diplomat, peace negotiator, humanist, and politician: a multifaceted woman who has always been driven by her ideals.
  7. Youmna Ghourayeb, co-founder of Mymouneh.
  8. Antoinette Chahine, Human Rights activist.
  9. Diala El Fil, founder of Tamanna.
  10. Paula Yacoubian, television personality and the host of a prime time political show on Future TV.

    Cine Club

  • Screening of an inspirational movie followed by a discussion. The Cine Club was launched with the documentary film “He named me MALALA”, a heartwarming bird’s eye view of Malala’s current life in the West and her achievements.

    Book Club

  • With numerous Book Clubs all over Beirut, why come to the YWCA-Beirut Leadership Book Club? Because we are searching for answers, because we are awakening the dormant, because we want to indulge in the inner thoughts and dreams of the World’s best known Arab Women Novelists.
    We are tapping into Joumana Haddad, Nawal Al Saadawi, Ahlam Mosteghanemi and other.

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