World Economic Forum Search for Africa’s Top Female Entrepreneurs 2017


The search is on for the World Economic Forum’s top leading female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experiences and engage with leaders at the Forum’s regional meeting this spring.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country):  Durban, South Africa

About the Award: “Africa’s best prospects for inclusive growth lie in its ability to tap into its vast pool of entrepreneurial talent,” said Elsie Kanza, Head of Africa at the World Economic Forum. “We want Africa’s top female tech entrepreneurs to join us so we can celebrate them as role models and so they can help governments and policymakers create conditions for others to flourish.”

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: Our contest is open to any female entrepreneur whose business is less than three years old, uses innovative technology or business models, and has at least one year of revenue generation. The business must also be able to demonstrate social and economic potential.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Program: Not stated

Duration of Program: 3-5 May

How to Apply:  If all of this describes you, or if you’d like to nominate someone you know, you can do so here by Monday, April 17.

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: World Economic Forum

Application Deadline: 17th April 2017

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