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    Calling women entrepreneurs! Are you an exporter of organic products? Don’t miss this opportunity!BIOFACH 2020 will take place from 12 – 15 February 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany. This event is considered a leading international trade fair for natural and organic food and products. At previous editions, nearly 2800 companies from 76 countries showcased their products at the trade fair, to over 51,500 experts in the industry. ITC will support women entrepreneurs by covering the following costs:·         Entry fee·       
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    Have you always wanted to put a link in your Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… bio but couldn’t because you don’t have a website? Was there ever a time you needed to send your WhatsApp number directly to a client so that you can chat but you didn’t know how to do it? Well, here’s how: type https:// Your country code Your phone number without the first zero You can now go ahead and use this
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    Deadline: December 17, 2019. The African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) is a 12-month, high-touch leadership and management capacity building program. AWEC empowers women from across Africa and the diaspora with the knowledge and network needed to build resilient and scalable businesses. We use applied and collaborative learning models, enabling immediate business impact and cultivating a pan-African cooperative of entrepreneurs, experts, and allies. Our mission and impact are aligned with the UN’s SDGs focused on gender
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    Are you a rising female entrepreneur based in Nigeria, Kenya or South Africa using tech to solve a local development challenge?  The International Tech Hub Network is today launching Africa-UK: Female Tech Founders 2020. The programme will bring 15 of the continent’s most ambitious development-focused women entrepreneurs to the UK in January. If you’re based in Nigeria, Kenya or South Africa, you could gain access to world-class mentoring, 1:1 time with UK investors and expert training to
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    People are searching every day for goods and services that solve their problems and satisfy their wants. The question is can they find you when they search? Having a website is essential for small business visibility but you can’t stop at that. Having a website that nobody knows about is like building a very beautiful house and locking it up. You don’t live there, neither do you entertain friends and family there. So how then
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    Stop missing out on sales because you don’t have a website! – Tola has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the organizing team for her organization’s end of year party. Her team is responsible for location, food, decor, souvenirs and every other thing that would be needed to make the party a grand one. At their first meeting, they brainstorm ideas and decide on what to do. Next job is to find who to
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    START YOUR JOURNEY WITH THE YOUNG SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS (YSE) PROGRAMME!. Submit your application to the YSE 2020 Programme HERE!Application closes on 15 December 2019. The YSE Programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. If you have a social enterprise idea, we want to help you make it happen! Participants will learn from leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who
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    Application deadline: Friday, 18th October. About Welcome to Facebook Accelerator London, at LDN_LAB. We run a 12 week programme to support talented startups who are building technology to create impact at scale. LDN_LAB is a dedicated space for startups, located in our London Rathbone office. We leverage the knowledge and experience within Facebook to support the most impactful technology startups across the UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. For this programme we are especially
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    This program aims to support female entrepreneurship, aligning with calls for more diversity in tech and for more opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial and leadership expertise. The purpose of the Women in Tech Incubator in Nigeria is to provide incubation support designed to target early-to-mid stage professionals from technology and business sectors – females who are most likely to have the requisite domain knowledge, experience, and perseverance to deliver results. Eligibility Criteria: WITI is
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    Applications are now open for the ACT Foundation 2020 Grant Cycle. We are accepting applications from nonprofits and social enterprises in the Health, Environment, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership sectors. All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply. We are accepting applications from nonprofits and social enterprises in the Health, Environment, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership sectors. All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply. To learn more about our application and how to apply visit the Grant Guidelines and Eligibility
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    The Vlisco Fashion Fund supports emerging designers and tailors in the process of establishing a career in fashion. We share knowledge, give access to an expanded network, and help emerging fashion talent with skill-strengthening and brand-development for their African fashion labels. WHO CAN APPLY African fashion designers, 20-30 years of age, living in or outside Africa.Applicants must be able to design and sew their own clothes. HOW THE CONTEST WORKS Selected applicants are invited for
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    Are you interested in being a part of the next generation of African leaders? The Mandela Washington Fellowship will bring up to 700 young leaders to the United States in the summer of 2020 for a comprehensive executive-style program that is designed to build skills and empower Fellows to lead in their respective sectors and communities. This is an unparalleled opportunity to… Participate in a six-week Leadership Institute at a U.S. college oruniversity to share your experiences with and
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    THE SECOND APPLICATION PHASE IS NOW OPEN! The International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative aims to connect 3 million women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses to international markets by 2021. Under the umbrella of the SheTrades Initiative, SheTrades Invest is dedicated to supporting fruitful relationships between investors and women entrepreneurs in developing markets. In doing so, SheTrades Invest addresses the sixth global action of the SheTrades initiative – unlocking financial services for women-owned businesses. SheTrades Invest will:
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    On Thursday, 29th August, 2019, we had our third quarter business and digital skills workshop for women in business in Ibadan. The workshop was held at Jazz by chrysalis, Ring road Ibadan. In attendance were 14 ladies who were chosen out of the 85 that applied for the training. Olubunmi Fajuyigbe, the Initiator and head of training at She Learns Here, facilitated the session titled “Your target audience”. Participants had earlier been mandated to take
  • Chiebuka Joy Nwosu
    For me, working from home in the last 3+ years has been a learning curve that I got to enjoy and still enjoy. This is not to say that I have not encountered ‘work-threatening’ challenges like erratic power supply, super tight deadlines, annoying clients, data issues, and zero motivation. In the midst of all these, I have learnt that being able to work from home effectively has everything to do with being disciplined and focused.
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    The EKITI EVENT VENDORS CONFERENCE presents LEVEL UP, a business and leadership conference for entrepreneurs and brands.⁣ ⁣ This is coming up on the 15th of August, 2019.⁣ Venue: Damlek Hall, Ado Ekiti.⁣ Time: 10am.⁣ Our initiator, Olubunmi Fajuyigbe was a keynote speaker at last year’s edition and it was a wonderful experience for the entrepreneurs. This year promises to be bigger and better so if you are in Ekiti state, don’t hesitate to attend.
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    She Learns Here presents the BDSW series. A series of FREE quarterly workshops for women in business which takes place in Ibadan. The next workshop will be on the topic : How to discover your target audience. At this workshop, we will guide participants to explore how they can gather information about their customers and potential customers. They will learn how to focus their actions on maximizing their impact on their target audience. We will
  • Adeife Abiodun Adeyemi
    Who says you must be stressed while building a profitable business (or career) from the things you love? No, you don’t have to be. A lot of women find it difficult to manage their businesses/careers and their personal lives at the same time. This shouldn’t be. One aspect of your life should not make another suffer. There’s got to be a balance to this so that you can give attention to every important aspect of
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    Women! Another opportunity knocks! Be among the 50 million women to be empowered by this white-house initiative, brought to you by @dreamgirlsacademy & US Embassy’s Academy of Women Entrepreneurs. This is one that will open up more doors for you. If you’re an aspiring female entrepreneur starting out in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), Commercial & Creative fields, this is a grand chance you shouldn’t miss. I brought an overview of the programme
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    A woman of all seasons, Nkiru Olumide-Ojo is the Head of Marketing and Communication of Standard Bank Group, South and Central Africa. As a marketing & corporate communication and social development expert, she has spent the last twenty years working in several economic sectors and with several multinationals. As someone who strongly believes in the importance of lending her light to the younger generation coming, she is the founder of the Lighthouse Women’s Network: a
  • Olubunmi Fajuyibe
    How to have a constant flow of what to post online as a woman in business. Hello, Olubunmi here. I want to show you how you can always have something to write/talk about to engage your online audience whether on your blog, your YouTube channel, podcast or on your social media accounts. Before I go into how, let me tell you what content is and why you need to have a constant flow of content.
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    This week, our femmepreneur spotlight is on the beautiful Taiwo Olaitan of The Eryns Hub LTD. Join us as we learn more about her and her business. SLH: Tell us about yourself, Taiwo. TAIWO: I’m Taiwo Olaitan, a young woman. I reside and do business in Ibadan. I am a graduate of Economics from the University of Ibadan. A Make-up Artist by passion, Corporate Event planner, Cyrptocurrency Addict, Networker and a Volunteer. Formerly an Editor
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    The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers. The purpose of the Scholarships is to promote literature and good writing. Submissions, including non-fiction submissions, will be judged solely on literary merit. Scholarship Requirement: The only condition imposed on the Scholars during the year of their Scholarship is that they must write. They will be asked to submit by email at least 10,000 new words every month until
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    Are you a start-up working towards the SDG’s and are based in Africa? Are you working at the cutting edge of innovation to solve real-life problems? Is your start-up innovation related to Healthcare, Life Sciences, Performance Materials, and Merck’s innovation focus areas? If you have answered yes to any of the questions above. Then we are looking for you! The Joint Start-up Programme, a collaboration between Merck Accelerator with Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative “Make-IT in Africa”
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    Do you want to work to advance the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to fight poverty and ensure sustainable development? Do you want to lead change and develop your skills to do so? If so, we invite you to apply to the African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme – a partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC)and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This exciting partnership aims to build a new generation
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    The INK Fellows Program aims to bring together a community of game changers who have the courage to redefine the world through their innovative ideas and breakthrough thinking. Our mission is to accelerate these journeys and amplify your impact as the role models of tomorrow. Guidelines 1. We can only accept one application per candidate. 2. Save an offline copy. Our form does not allow you to save your application and come back to it
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    Beijing+25 Youth Task Force A call for applications for the composition of a time-limited Youth Task force that will work closely with UN Women from August 2019 to September 2020, consisting of young people aged 14 to 30 years. Together with your resume and the recommendation letter from your organization, network or civic movement, please send your application to youth.engage[at]unwomen.org by 15 July 2019 (deadline) Visit this link for details.
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    Good morning, all! Last week’s femmepreneur spotlight was on: Basmallah Akomolafe of Career Corner NG @careercornerng. She started her registered business in Lagos, in March 2018. We had a priviledge to know a little about her in this short interview: SLH: Tell us about yourself. BASMALLAH: I am Basmallah Akomolafe, a graduate of History and Int’l studies from the “better by far” institution, University of Ilorin. My innate urge to help people career wise led
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    The SWEC Start-up Incubator Programme is scheduled to start August 1st and applications are now officially open. The Incubator programme is to provide support for small businesses who are passionate about their business and are ready to take on the challenge to grow it. It will be a 3 month coaching and training session plus an additional 3 months of mentoring and monitoring. One major benefit of the programme will include access to professional level
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    Many business and career professionals end the day with at least one thing on their “to-do list” they couldn’t do, or they didn’t leave early enough for the next appointment. You know, the day could have been better managed, right? ____ Have you heard of the Toggl app? It’s one cloud-based time tracking app to have! It’s free too. This free program’s designed to give you more clarity and insight into the breakdown of your

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