Breaking Barriers: Debunking Myths About Female Entrepreneurship


In the dynamic world of business, women entrepreneurs are rewriting the narrative, challenging stereotypes, and proving that success knows no gender. Let’s dive into and debunk three common myths surrounding female entrepreneurship. Myth 1: “Women lack necessary skills for business leadership.” Reality: Contrary to this myth, women bring a unique set of skills to the […]

Gender earnings gap


The gender pay gap in the EU stands at 12.7 % in 2021 and has only changed minimally over the last decade. It means that women earn 13.0 % on average less per hour than men. The gender pay gap measures a broader concept than pay discrimination and comprehends a large number of inequalities women […]

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 […]

Academy CES, new cooperation to successfully delivering the WINBIZ project goals


The Academy CES team actively works on development of the tools for supporting migrant and women with non-western backgrounds to be active participants in social and economic life. For this purpose we have established cooperation with a few national organizations and companies such National Platform for woman’s Entrepreneurship, the National Red Cross organization and the […]

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 […]