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Announcing USAID-funded SPINNA Circle project in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

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Empowering women in Central Asia – setting up SPINNA Circle hubs We are delighted to announce the launch of SPINNA Circle’s regional economic cooperation project in Central Asia, “Empowering women in Central Asia by building capacity and linking markets through setting up SPINNA Circle hubs,” supported fully by a grant from USAID. Over the next […]

Posted by Emma Dick on 1, December 2013

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Delighted to be part of the 2013-2014 Lloyds Start Up programme at SSE London

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Adopting best practises at SSE London – linking women in the UK SPINNA Circle Founder and Director Rupa Ganguli won a place on the highly competitive start up course run by School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) with project ‘SPINNA Circle’ for the 2013-2014 cohort in London. Through a focused selection process, with extensive jury panels and interviews, […]

Posted by Rupa Ganguli on 2, October 2013

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SPINNA Circle NatWest Mentoring Programme


SPINNA Circle is delighted to be working with NatWest bank to develop a bespoke business mentoring programme, specifically tailored to the needs of female entrepreneurs in fashion and textiles. The new programme launched on 20th September 2013 at the NatWest Office in Drummonds Bank and was attended by seven female entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds.

Posted by Emma Dick on 20, September 2013

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The Journey to becoming the First SPINNA Circle in Africa!


SPINNA Circle Ethiopia Nigest Haile, Executive Director at Center for African Women Economic Empowerment (CAWEE) and Rupa Ganguli, founder of SPINNA Circle first met in 2007 in Niger. Since then, both Rupa and Nigest were keen to work on linking women from Ethiopia into the mainstream of the fashion and textiles world. Then again in 2012, both Nigest […]

Posted by Rupa Ganguli on 6, September 2013

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