Women are valuable contributors to families and the economy in Spain, but have been hit hard by the country's high unemployment rates.
With Project GIRA Women,
Project GIRA Women builds on
An Empowering Journey
As part of this GIRA initiative, participants receive free training, advice and coaching from organizations specializing in female empowerment and business development. Their empowering journey consists of two inspirational, five-hour workshops and an online training course to help develop business ideas. The 10 women with the best projects will be mentored, and
The project also also offers workshops on creating art from waste materials as part of
Coca-Cola Spain's initiative is supported by several organizations encouraging female empowerment and entrepreneurship, including the Fundación Mujeres (Women's Foundation), Alma Natura and the Spanish Red Cross, as well as Impact HUB Madrid, a business incubator and mentoring specialist, and Basurama, which upcycles valuable waste materials generated during
"We are very proud of Project GIRA Women's debut in Spain, inspiring enterprising women to realize their ideas and get started in business," said Juan José Litrán, director of corporate relations,