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Call For Entry: Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2021

The Deji Alli ARM Youn7g Talent Award (DAAYTA) is an ARM initiative in partnership with TechnoVision’s TVC Labs that aims at providing young Nigerians with an opportunity to develop innovative start-up ventures that add economic value to Nigeria. The DAAYTA 2021 initiative is in line with ARM’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with the …

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Grant: Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship

It can be difficult for writers, before they become established, to write while simultaneously earning a living. To help meet this need the MMF annually awards a small number of Morland Writing Scholarships, with the aim being to allow each Scholar the time to produce the first draft of a completed book. The Scholarships are …

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Funding opportunity: AFS prize for global citizens 2020

Solving Global Crises Requires Young Global Citizens | Deadline for Applications: 28 July Are you a person under 30 committed to improving the global community?Applications for the AFS prize for global citizens 2020 are now open. Pandemic. Climate crisis. The need for young global citizens has never been greater. They are driving the changes urgently …

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Acumen West Africa Fellowship Programme

In times of uncertainty, we are faced with two choices; Wait and follow or step up and lead. This new moment demands a cohort of determined individuals with the moral imagination to rethink institutions and take on inequality and injustice. Acumen Fellows are such individuals—locally rooted yet globally connected builders bent on reimagining self and …

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2020 Forbes8 Digital Startup Accelerator (Nigeria) Application

Forbes8 announces Nigeria’s First Resilience Digital Startup Accelerator program. The free virtual accelerator will welcome 100 top companies from Nigeria. Founders selected for the program will undergo 4 intensive weeks of digital training to help build and scale their companies for the future. Applications are now open and close on May 26th. Apply Now Forbes …

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Apply for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

Calling Startup African Entrpreneurs: Apply for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Applications for the 6th cohort of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is now open. This is a call to all young African entrepreneurs across the continent to apply for the Programme. About the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme The Tony Elumelu …

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Opportunity to attend BIOFACH – World´s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food

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, …

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AWEC 2020

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 …

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UK- Africa Female Tech Founders 2020

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, …

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Standard Chartered bank Women in Tech Incubator in Nigeria

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 …

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ACT Foundation 2020 Grant Cycle

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 …

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Opportunity: She Trades Invest

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 …

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Business and Digital Skills series: Your Target Audience

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 …

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Academy For Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) DreamBuilder Programme – 2019-2020

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 …

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Miles Morland Foundation 2019 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers (£18,000 in Scholarships)

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 …

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AUC- UNDP African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme

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 …

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