Sharjah Business Women Council has announced specialised workshops on F&B and fashion textile industries to take their ventures to the next level by creating a unique opportunity for female entrepreneurs. The workshops will take place in September and November, where industry experts will impart scientific and commercial knowledge, and offer possible methods and strategies to overcome potential challenges.
Particularly beneficial to those who run cloud kitchens or aspire to start one, and fashion designers who want to hone their knowledge and skills of a variety of fabrics and how to manipulate them to bring their vision to reality must register for the workshops on SBWC’s smart app (SBWC), available on the Apple Store and Google Play.
Embark on your journey to cloud kitchen success
The first workshop ‘Fundamentals of Cloud Kitchen’ will be held on September 21 in Centro Hotel in Sharjah, and will be led by Akhilesh Bah, Founder and CEO of Malt & Salt Hospitality. Bah will take participants through an immersive journey, unlocking the secrets to running a successful cloud kitchen business. From demonstrating viable financial models and formats of food delivery, to menu planning and development, inventory management, operational structures, building efficient supply chain networks, Bah will offer attendees a comprehensive overview of the basic fundamentals of running a successful cloud kitchen.
Become a successful designer with a more nuanced understanding of textiles
The second workshop on November 2nd, titled ‘Textile Workshop’, will take participants to Dubai Textile city. Organised by Designers Hub and led by Yasser Albeer, Senior Vice President of Yaser & Mayasa Fashion, the hands-on workshop will offer participating designers a nuanced understanding of the five principles that will help them manipulate fabrics to execute their designs and elevate their brand to a new level.
New, exciting opportunities for women to explore diverse sectors that rely on technology
Mariam Bin Al Shaikh, Director of SBWC, said “We believe that constant upskilling and gaining latest industry knowledge are essential to business success. Therefore, SBWC continues to create new and exciting opportunities for women to explore diverse economic and industrial sectors that rely on cutting-edge technologies. We also guide them through various initiatives and activities that introduce female entrepreneurs to different forms of investment and equip them with the necessary information and tools to establish and manage their projects in these sectors. This aligns with the council’s vision and strategy to empower women and encourage their active participation in economic and social development.”
Ongoing workshops throughout the year
In March, the council organised a ‘Perfumery Workshop’ led by SBWC Board member Olympia T. Mascolo, Co-founder of Anfasic Dokhoon. Participants had the opportunity to learn the secrets of the perfume industry and the importance of scents in defining personality and mood. The council also organised ‘Money Talks’ workshop led by Latifa bin Haider, an Emirati entrepreneur, who shined light on ways to manage money and thrive financially through BAYTUKI.