Silicon Valley, California-based National Institute for Mentoring Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs (NIMBLE) is bringing its top-rated entrepreneurship and leadership programs to Marrakech in December 2019 in partnership with the US Embassy.


The programs enable young women and men (college-bound high school students and college students) to learn empowering and transformational skills. Interested students can apply below. There is no charge to participate.

American entrepreneur, French speaker and afrophile Mariette Wharton, founder and CEO of NIMBLE, will lead the NIMBLE Girls Leadership Workshop. 

Topics in the NIMBLE Girls Leadership Workshop include:

  • Assessing strengths

  • Traits of successful leaders

  • Ethical decision-making

  • Negotiations

  • Tips for self-advocating

  • Cultivating your personal brand

  • Your personal pitch

  • Networking tips

Mariette will be joined by NIMBLE Program Manager Bethel Endawoke, who was born and raised in Ethiopia and has also been trained in design thinking, for the NIMBLE Entrepreneurship Workshop.

The NIMBLE Entrepreneurship Workshop addresses:

  • Where entrepreneurial ideas come from

  • How to validate ideas in the market

  • An introduction to the world-renowned design thinking process 

  • The lean business model canvas for business planning

  • How to pitch to win investors, partners, and team members

En fonction des compétences linguistiques des participants en anglais, le programmes peuvent se dérouler en français.

Apply for Upcoming Programs:


Girls Leadership Workshop - apply 

Friday, December 13th, 2019

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

US Embassy American Corner

Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines Cadi Ayyad

Marrakech 40100

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Entrepreneurship Workshop - apply

Saturday, December 14th, 2019

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

US Embassy American Corner

Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines Cadi Ayyad
Marrakech 40100

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Thank you to the US Embassy for your support.

+1 650.397.1353

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