Applications are now open for the African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF) Program 2019. AWLF is an innovative impact investment fund which aims to accelerate the growth of women-owned and operated funds and companies across Africa.
The African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF) is established by the Economic Commission for Africa under the leadership of the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. Further, the Chairperson of the African Union, with support from: UN-Women; the Office of the Special Envoy on Women. Likewise, Peace and Security of the African Union Commission and the African Women Leadership Network. AWLF is an innovative impact investment fund which aims to accelerate the growth of women-owned and operated funds and companies across Africa.
Moreover, AWLF has three programmes: the Emerging Manager Seed Capital programme, Fund of Funds programmes and Co-Investment programmes The African Women Leadership Fund will work with and support women-owned and run fund management companies, as well as women-focused impact funds. To do this, the Fund is investing capital and technical assistance financing utilizing a technology platform that manages the identification, capacity building, mentorship, support, and also, investment into women investors & entrepreneurs at scale. Further, This online platform aims to facilitate the identification of talented and aspiring women fund managers. Register in the program to learn more.
The program is open to
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF)|