How to empower women


Women entrepreneurs play a critical role in influencing the business environment, bringing ingenuity, perseverance, and a unique perspective to the field. Over the years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of women shattering preconceptions and showing that success knows no gender. Women entrepreneurs’ capacity to bring varied and inclusive ideas to the […]

Mouraria, the most multicultural neighbourhood of Lisbon


In the heart of Lisbon, there is a historical neighbourhood that holds the title of the most multicultural neighbourhood of the Portuguese capital city: Mouraria. 6000 people of over 50 nationalities live in Mouraria. The historical challenges that the inhabitants still face are many, but the people are resilient and in 2008 an association was […]

The Power of Networking


Introduction In the world of self-employment, building a successful business is no easy feat. Beyond the talents and skills that you bring to the table, there’s another key factor that can significantly impact your success – networking! Whether you’re a freelancer, consultant, or entrepreneur, networking plays a pivotal role in shaping your journey as a […]

LTTA implemented by DAISSy-HOU, in Greece


On June 6, 7, and 8 2023 in Patras (Greece) the DAISSy research group of the Hellenic Open University (HOU) successfully organized the Learning, Training, Teaching Activity (LTTA) of the WINBIZ project. The activities were carried out on-site at the facilities of the HOU.   The three-day Tutor Training, involved 25 participants being adult education […]

The perks of being a self-employed woman in a new country

Migrating to a new country can be a challenging experience for anyone, especially for women who are self-employed. However, it can also have several advantages that can help you succeed in your new environment and gives you a great opportunity for growth. One of the most significant advantages of being a migrated self-employed woman is […]

Social Report, the results from Italy

In Italy, EGInA was able to reach out to a large number of target group participants; after an initial phase of research and contact with various actors in the regional and local area, both at institutional and informal level, we created a motivated and very valuable community. For the implementation of PR1, and particularly during […]

Social Report, the results from Greece

In Greece, Hellenic Open University conducted desk research through which the needs, skills and opportunities of migrant women regarding entrepreneurship were identified and recorded. Following the research, HOU distributed questionnaires to 19 women from countries such as Congo, Syria, Ukraine, Albania, Iran, Morocco, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan and organized coaching circles in which migrant women, […]

Social Report, the results from Romania

In Romania, part of the research process was realized by means of a survey, which had as a main purpose the identification of the needs, inspirations, competencies and entrepreneurial abilities of migrant women. We spoke with migrant women located in Romania, who are interested in beginning an entrepreneurial career or who are already entrepreneurs. A […]

Social Report, the results from the North of Macedonia

CES Academy, the partner from Skopje, North Macedonia, implemented the Social Report (PR1) with diverse target groups in order to catch on the state of play on migrant women in the country, a topic very much not present in the public discourse. In this regard, they have implemented the established PR1 methodology with its numerous […]