Strong women build strong nations Supporting the Iraqi First Program For a better future. Azza Humadi, Women’s Programs Project Manager, Stanley Baker Hill. Establish and Operate an Iraqi Women-owned Business Database to promote and
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Strong women build strong nations
Supporting the Iraqi First Program
For a better future
Azza Humadi, Women’s Programs Project Manager, Stanley Baker Hill
Establish and Operate an Iraqi Women-owned Business Database to promote and
facilitate participation of these businesses in the Iraq Reconstruction. This system will be transitioned to an appropriate Iraqi government Agency or NGO on completion of the project.
Establish and operate an Iraqi Women’s Employment Database and promote the employment of qualified women at all levels (administrative, support, professional, and management). This system will be transitioned to an appropriate Iraqi Government Agency or NGO on completion of the project
Ensure that women have equal opportunity for the jobs and contracts created as an outcome of the reconstruction process by sponsoring a series of training conferences which would outline the requirements and the process to bid for and win contracts in various IRRF rehabilitation and reconstruction projects.
Establish working relationships with women’s organizations, professional associations, universities, technical schools, NGOs, and other donor agencies working for women’s empowerment.
Promote and facilitate the selection of Iraqi women owned businesses as IRRF sub-contractors
Since June 2006, we work closely with the JCC-I/A on supporting the Iraqi First Program.
Hiring Iraqi Women Owned Business to be part of the reconstruction process.
Bidding Seminars, workshops, vendor trainings, on how to search solicitations, fill applications and submit proposal and hopefully, win contracts.
Meetings with Iraqi and American contractors to open new opportunities for Iraqi business women.
Establishing a Database - Women Owned Businesses today we have 300 women owned businesses in our database.
Iraqi Women’s Associations – Working on submitting grants and loans in order to train other women.
Contracting Outreach Initiatives, organizing Conferences to enable both sides to meet and network. Over 10 successful conferences since April 05 till present.
Women’s Initiative Program
Iraqi Woman Contractor Baghdad Central Railway Station, Dec 05
Good News Story of Iraqi Women Owned Business
Iraqi Woman-Owned Construction Business Completes Rehabilitation of Central Railway Station
4 Nov 06 Contracting & Networking Opportunities Day
Al Rasheed Hotel
Sponsored by KBR
24 Feb 07
Capacity Development / Baghdad Job Fair
Providing steady jobs to Iraqis
14 companies, including Iraqi firms, interviewing
The message is clear, Iraqis are insisting to work and support the American efforts in Iraq!
Sponsored by Stanley Baker Hill
Awards for Women owned Iraqi businesses 2007
35 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $1.43M Jan 07
44 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $12.7M Feb 07
60 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $3.4M Mar 07
65 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $4.9M Apr 07
64 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $6.1M May 07
79 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $5.3M Jun 07
61 Contracts awarded to women in the amount of $4.4M Jul 07