American footwear brand, Steve Madden, announced today the launch of its creative and innovative campaign ‘Self-Made Dubai Edition’ that seeks to recognize the hard work, perseverance, and courage of entrepreneurs who are changing the face of their respective industries. Dubai becomes the second market to host the Steve Madden Self-Made campaign after it premiered in New York in 2016.

As the Middle East and North Africa’s startup market nears USD 650 million, global social entrepreneurship organization Ashoka, global technology company SAP, and members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community have joined forces to drive dialogue and action with social entrepreneurs during the recent Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 in Bahrain.