The Second annual Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) now open for Businesswoman.
“The AWE is a component of the White House Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, designed to empower women worldwide to fulfill their economic potential, thereby creating conditions for increased stability, security, and prosperity for all. The first edition of the program was held in Lagos in September 2019.”US Consulate General Lagos
This year’s programme targets “120 female entrepreneurs from across southern Nigeria to receive virtual and in-person training and mentoring.”
The program also aims at selecting “20 female returnees to take part in the program in order to support the comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration of returned migrants”
What you Stand to Gain
- Successful applicants will receive lessons on business management;
- Network with like-minded entrepreneurs and mentors;
- Exposure to practical skills to manage successful sustainable businesses;
- Access to DreamBuilder, a blended business training course developed in partnership with Arizona State Univerity’s Thunderbird School of Global Management and Global Copper Mining Company Freeport-McMoran.
All you need to be among the successful applicants is to be an ambitious businesswoman and self-driven entrepreneur.
Application is open and closes on November 8, 2020.