Opportunities for Women

WOMEN’S WORLD BANKING fintech innovation Challenge 2023

Participate in the only Fintech Innovation Challenge targeted on women. Help to close the gender gap in financial services by contributing to technological innovation. The Challenge Women’s adoption of digital financial services has increased dramatically in recent years. According to the most recent Global Findex Report, the gender gap in important emerging countries has shrunk …

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Women's World Banking Fintech Innovation Challenge

she works here clean energy convertible grants for women SMEs Nigeria

OVERVIEWShe Works Here, Nigeria’s largest all-women’s accelerator is announcing a convertible grant facility for female-owned businesses in Nigeria. The objective of the grant is to bridge the gender gap in Africa’s growing renewable energy sector, by providing catalytic repayable grants that help female-owned businesses strengthen the supply chains in the renewable energy sector, enhance technology …

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She Works Here Convertible Grants

Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-A-ton Africa 2022 for women entrepreneurs across Africa (5 million Grant & a mini MBA)

The Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa initiative is intended to empower female-owned enterprises in Africa with access to capital, world-class business training, and mentorship opportunities. This programme was created to provide a supportive atmosphere for female entrepreneurs to expand their firms. The Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton programme, which debuted in 2019, is the industry’s first women-in-business support initiative of …

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Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-A-ton

Apply for WomEng Africa Innovation Fellowship (AIF) 2021 for women African innovators

Since 2019, the Africa Innovation Fellowship has been supporting women-owned STEM innovations across sub-Saharan Africa. Africa Innovation Fellowship 2021 is a six-month leadership and business development opportunity for women African innovators with an early-stage engineering innovation or start up. Africa Innovation Fellowship (AIF) kicks off in November 2021 with virtual sessions focused on idea and business incubation, leadership development and networking. Followed by …

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Africa Innovation Fellowship

AUC-UNDP African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme 2021/2022

UNDP is searching for 25 young African women to join the second cohort of the African Young Women Leaders (AfYWL) Fellowship Programme. The AfYWL Fellowship Programme offers an interesting assignment with UNDP at its HQ in New York or in one of its regional or country offices. The fellow may also be assigned to the UN Secretariat or the …

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Accelerating Women Climate Entrepreneurs (funds Available)

Building the gender-lens investing ecosystem for women climate entrepreneurs to grow scalable climate-related businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through this project, ANDE, in consortium with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) with funding support from Global Affairs Canada (GAC), seeks to build the gender-lens investing ecosystem for growth-oriented women …

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U.S. Consulate Call for Application for 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos and Ascend Studios Foundation have partnered to implement the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a U.S. Government initiative that supports women entrepreneurs around the world, now in its third year. 200 participants will be selected from the 17 states of southern Nigeria for the 2021 cohort.  To support …

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Access Bank Womenpreneur Pitch-A-ton Africa 2021 (Naira 5 million Grant)

Launched in 2019, the Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa was the first women-in-business support initiative of its kind in the industry offered by the Access Bank W Initiative. The program in its maiden edition provided financial grants worth N9Million to the top 5 applicants with a free mini MBA certification for 50 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria. This it did …

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African Development Bank (AfDB) Call for Proposals: Enhancing Women Entrepreneurship Enablers for Stronger Women SMEs in Africa

This May, the African Development Bank Group is launching a call for proposals for projects enhancing the viability and sustainability of women entrepreneurship enablers. Women’s business associations, incubators, accelerators, and cooperatives that advance women’s entrepreneurship, can apply for funding for innovative projects or programs to bolster the skills of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) owned …

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African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) Programme 2021 for African female Entrepreneurs.

AWEC is the accelerant behind hundreds of African female entrepreneurs who have transformed and grown their businesses. We are seeking the next 200 women who are ready to join our cohort for a high-impact applied learning experience.  From 18 January 2021 – 31 January 2021, AWEC will accept applications for its highly selective leadership and …

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