February 1, 2023
The screening of the film Immuto at DEDI is followed by a discussion hosted by Ahmed Yassin, co-founder of Banlastic Egypt and hosting Social entrepreneur and former Minister of Environment Dr. Laila Iskandar and researcher Mohamed Younis. (Photo: Courtesy of Banlastic Egypt)

Plastic on film

December 23, 2022
The Women Take the Lead Network’s second international workshop offered a space for reflection, sharing and support (Photo: Rowan El Shimi // DEDI)

Dare to lead like a woman

Being part of a network makes you feel like you’re not alone. The 22 young women leaders praised their mutual support when they reunited during a workshop in Cairo
December 7, 2022
DEDI Green Gate participants make their own upcycled products using traditional Egyptian tentmakers quilting technique during a workshop at the Egyptian Clothing Bank. (Photo: Rowan El Shimi // DEDI)

Boosting circular collaborations

The latest VR technologies, traditional quilt-making techniques and many visits to local sustainable fashion hubs inspire collaborations and inspire the 23 participants of DEDI Green Gate in Egypt.
October 19, 2022
Participants of Women Take the Lead Network discuss leadership, business and the realities of day-to-day work in both Denmark and Egypt (Photo: Rowan El Shimi // DEDI)

Women helping women

Women Take the Lead network provides the opportunity for its participants – from across sectors in Denmark and Egypt – to make a deeper, more personal connection. The 22 women meet for the first time in Copenhagen in August.
September 25, 2022

Social fabrics

People, planet and profit are at stake as 97 pct. of all fast fashion garments are made in developing countries. One answer is slow fashion and social responsibility, Norhan El Sakkout, Lone Munk, and Jeannette Loua would agree.
September 19, 2022
Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen are working on developing sustainable footwear and exchanged valuable knowhow during DEDI Green Gate workshop in Copenhagen in August.

Sustainable walks

Producing sustainable footwear is a complicated process. Given the environmental impact of a global production of 20 billion pairs of shoes yearly, the stakes are high. When teaming up during DEDI Green Gate Workshop, the two footwear designers, Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen, gained valuable knowhow.
September 13, 2022
DEDI Green GATE 2022

Wearing green

How can we reduce the massive carbon footprints of the fashion industry? During the first workshop of DEDI Green Gate 2022 held in August, the 22 participants were looking for answers to this question and sharing experiences and knowledge.
March 16, 2022
Women Take the Lead Publication Cover

Book release: Women leaders

BOOK RELEASE: "Women Take the Lead 2021: Addressing the challenges of young female leaders: 20 Perspectives"
February 1, 2022
Katrine Ebdrup Damgaard at Women Taking the Lead (Photo: Jakob Pagel Andersen)

Be the change

Katrine Ebdrup Damgaard has felt the benefits of the Women Take the Lead network in her conversations with male colleges and when she was holding job interviews.
January 24, 2022
AFD National Seminar

A year of growth

If we were to describe 2021 in one word, it would be “growth”. With 26 new ambassadors joining the team, along with a new batch of […]