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We continue the conversation with Ismail Al Naqi, Director General at Free Zones Authority of Ajman, on the Tell Me Why podcast as he shares how Ajman is attracting more female entrepreneurs.

  • In the last 10 years we have seen tons of success stories about female entrepreneurs who began in the UAE, says Ismail
  • Ismail: In Ajman, about 20% of the business owners in our entire portfolio are women
  • Over the years, the percentage of female-owned businesses grew from 5% to 20%, says Ismail
  • Ismail: We are collaborating with different agencies to create special schemes to encourage more female entrepreneurs