November 1, 2021
The participants of DEDI women network in front of the Nile at Sofitel, Cairo

Women Take the Lead

Female leaders are often perceived as strong, bossy, and determined. But what is behind these iron ladies?
December 17, 2021

Smashing the glass ceiling

To Mayar Darwish, the Women Take the Lead Network has been both eye-opening and empowering. She is planning to share her experience with her team of women at Pepsico.
December 30, 2021
Julie Lorentzen, Head of Division, Department of Management and Communication, Health and Care Administration at Københavns Kommune. Photo by Photo by Jakob Pagel Andersen

A new motivation

Meeting Egyptian women in leadership positions not only gave Julie Lorentzen a better understanding of life in Egypt. It also made her learn something about herself and her own country.
January 11, 2022
Women Take the Lead 2022 Dialogue Exchange Egypt Denmark

Call for applications: Women Take the Lead Network 2022

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.
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"
July 19, 2022
The Women take the Lead Network 2022 consists of 23 members from Denmark and Egypt. The aim of the network is to bring young women in leadership positions together to share professional experiences, inspire each other and get cultural insights. (Photo: Jakob Pagel Andersen)

Women in the Lead

After receiving more than 150 applications for the Women Taking the Lead Network 2022, we had to make many hard and difficult choices – so many super women! We are presenting lucky ones below. In August, they will all meet up in Copenhagen.
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.