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The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Kenya – Cohort 2

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Applications call for Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Kenya – Cohort 2. The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Kenya; sponsored by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), U.S. Embassy Kenya, and implemented by the Youth Empowerment Program Initiative (YEPI), is a program supporting the development of women entrepreneurs around the world.


Basically, the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) provides women entrepreneurs with the skills, resources, and networks needed to start and scale successful businesses. Through AWE, women entrepreneurs participate in a facilitated entrepreneurship program supplemented with localized content, as well as networking and mentorship opportunities.

Basically, AWE is centered around the online training program, DreamBuilder, developed through a partnership between Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management and global copper mining company Freeport- McMoRan. The program also equips women with the tools needed to create and grow their own businesses, raise capital, and effectively network with other successful business owners.


If your answer is “Yes” to all the questions here then you are eligible

  • Are you a woman entrepreneur aged 20-40 years from Mombasa, Lamu, Nakuru and Nairobi?
  • Are you able to commit six hours per week to the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs?
  • Do you have a business or a bright entrepreneurial idea that can be executed and be profitable?
  • Do you have basic computer skills; Microsoft Office, Internet & Email?
  • Are you able to communicate in English? Both writing, speaking, and listening?

Eligible candidates can apply to join the AWE Kenya. The sessions will be held online in Mombasa, Lamu, Nakuru, and Nairobi from October to December 2020. Apply before October 10, 2020.

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Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs
Deadline10 October,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerTAcademy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)



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