Migrant Women Entrepreneurship Project: Appetite for Enterprise!

Promoting the social and entrepreneurial capacities of migrant women

European project for migrant women, entrepreneurs, social workers, trainers, consultants and intercultural mediators

The aim of the ARISE project is to promote the social and entrepreneurial capacities of migrant women. Read more »

ARISE project activities and good practice examples can be found in many places throughout europe. Find out where »

The project partnership groups six organisations from different European countries. Read more »

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ARISE enterprise example: Shopping Website

Rasha Khouri, a Palestinian-Lebanese who founded the online luxury fashion shopping website, Dia Diwan (currently offline while she plans the company’s next step) is one of a small number of women information technology entrepreneurs who have relocated to the West in...

ARISE enterprise example: S&A FOODS

Perween Warsi, CBE, is the founder and chief executive of S&A Foods. Her company is one of the UK’s most successful independent food businesses, making up to 1.5 million chilled ready meals a week. Perween began her business after emigrating from India in the 1970s....

ARISE enterprise example: Raincombi

Oksana Stavrou is a trained lawyer from Ukraine, who moved to Austria in 2004. After obtaining her degree, she worked for an insurance company for a couple of years, married and has got two children. She had the idea for her future company when she observed that her...

ARISE enterprise example: Marrusch

This best practice portrays a Syrian family who fled to Tyrol two and a half years ago and now runs a small restaurant in Innsbruck. Mrs. and Mr. Al Toba founded together the Syrian restaurant Marrusch, named after their daughter. Locals can enjoy now every day...

ARISE enterpreise example: BLITAB

BLITAB® is the first ever Braille tablet using a disruptive actuating technology developed by our company, to create tactile text and graphics in real time. People call it “The tablet for the blind”. Our novel invention is the cross-industry affordable technology (ICT...

ARISE enterprise example: Werdedigital.at

Mrs. Meral Akin-Hecke was born in Istanbul Turkey, is the founder and head of WerdeDigital.at – initiative aiming to bring digital skills to all Austrians. As the initiator of WerdeDigital.at, Meral Akin-Hecke strives to bring digitization to the furthest corners of...