• April 3, 2018
  • Fully Funded

The African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) curriculum is designed to teach leadership, strategy, and business management skills in a logical and progressive manner, and is grouped thematically by quarter (3-month period). Each live session is led by a world-class business or academic expert and supported by a team of teaching assistants. It is a one-of-a-kind 12- month training program that builds a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business owners. The program empowers them with the strategy, leadership and business management skills needed for growth and economic advancement.


African Countries


  • Gain access to a network of like-minded African entrepreneurs as well as a group of world-class global business mentors
  • Strengthen strategy, leadership and business management skills to foster sustained growth
  • Develop a toolkit of soft skills, including self-confidence, resilience, collaboration, and global communication to grow as a leader and successful entrepreneur


  • African women entrepreneurs and business owners from across the Continent and its diaspora, representing any industry
  • Participants must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Individuals who have startup or in growth stage, aspiring entrepreneurs with business experience, a solid idea, and demonstrated passion for entrepreneurship are eligible to participate
  • All participants should be interested in advancing their business and management skills, as well as growing their companies and their leadership capabilities
  • Participants should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours per week participating in AWEC activities (primarily online) for one year
  • Program participants will need access to a tablet, laptop or desktop to complete most of the work
Eligible Regions: African Countries.

Application Process

Apply online through the following link.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2018

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