BrandArena: UN Women, Mara Foundation Announce Partnership

Thursday, 30 January 2014

UN Women, Mara Foundation Announce Partnership

At the Africa Union Summit held in Ethiopia yesterday, 29 January, UN Women and Mara Foundation announced a partnership that will see the two bodies working together to provide mentoring, training and business tools designed to meet the individual needs of women entrepreneurs in Africa.

Among other initiatives, 'Mara Mentor', has been developed by Mara Online ( to help young entrepreneurs connect with their industry peers,  and gain access to valuable business advice, online networking opportunities and training materials.

The women entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to better connect with policymakers, researchers, teachers, students, civil society activists, investors, social change-makers; access resources and training for the development of business skills; and develop an understanding of how to overcome specific challenges to gender equality.

The Mara Group is a young and dynamic company synonymous with professionalism, integrity, innovation and entrepreneurial flair. We take pride in our energetic and long-term approach to relationships with employees, partners and clients.

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