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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Restaurant Tempero – Alessandra Montagne

The young chef of the Tempero restaurant, born under the military dictatorship in Brazil, saw poverty and inequality. Today, she puts her warm character at the service of a popular but tasty cuisine, welcoming her customers in her little corner of paradise with a good...

The 16-Year-Old Algerian Artist Who Influenced Picasso and Matisse

The amazing story of 16-year-old girl that captured the minds of the art world’s elite. The self-taught Algerian artist, Baya Mahieddine (1931-1988) — known as Baya — is finally being celebrated in the first North American exhibition of her work, at NYU’s Grey Art...

ARISE enterprise example: Chickpeace

What do you do when you're new to a country, can not communicate, not knowing the culture? How do you pave the way for women who live alone or with their families in Hamburg? One cooks together, communicates with hands and feet, first shy, then courageous, eats...

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...