08.03.2011 02.Adar ll, 5771
Unternehmerin: ( + Video )
Huda El-Jack acts as a role model for female entrepreneurs looking to assume a greater role in the West Bank economy.
When Huda El-Jack speaks, it’s with more than an American accent. She exudes an American entrepreneurial drive that she has brought to the Palestinian Authority and, in her own energetic way, she’s paving a path for Palestinian women to assume a greater role in the economy.
“There's definitely a glass ceiling like in the rest of the world,” El-Jack says over a cup of rich coffee served up in her Zman coffee shop in the West Bank city of Ramallah. “First of all, women here are expected to be traditional wives, overall. She still has to cook. You don't have the support system of daycare centers like you have in the US.” …