The United States Embassy announced the opening of registration for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs 2024 (AWE), which is an initiative led by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).
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What does the initiative offer? Who can apply and how can they do it? We tell you.
AWE “aims to empower women by strengthening their business knowledge, building collective work networks and facilitating access that they need to consolidate their ventures,” reads the call’s website.
In Colombia, the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs 2024 will be implemented by Innpactia. The maximum date to apply is next December 8, 2023.
Who can apply?
According to the Innpactia website, Colombian women and migrants from Venezuela who reside in Colombia may apply. that have an active and operating business.
The types of companies that can apply are the following: social company, private company or entity, individual (natural person), collective without legal/legal registration, social entrepreneurship.
Women will have access to the DreamBuilder platform, which is “a user-friendly, user-friendly online course developed by Arizona State University’s (ASU) Thunderbird School of Global Management and the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.”
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They will also offer you complementary activities, such as conference cycles, web seminars and acts for network with business experts from the United States and exchange alumni.
Requirements to appear
This is the list of requirements, according to the website:
– Women with access to a computer, basic computer skills and an Internet connection
– Women with an entrepreneurial spirit, willingness and availability to receive training.
– Women interested in improving and growing their existing business.
– Belong to a vulnerable population or live in limited socioeconomic conditions.
– Women of legal age
– Colombian women or migrants from Venezuela who reside in Colombia
– The woman who applies to the call must have an active and operating business.
– Copy of Citizenship Card or Immigration Card | Receipt that demonstrates socioeconomic status.
If you meet the requirements, Registration must be done at https://whitebrand.innpactia.com/oportunidades/detalle/213. There appears a button that says “Register to apply.” Then, you will need to follow all the instructions.
Some of the topics addressed by the call are the following: Agriculture, Education, Gender equality and diversity, Science, technology and innovation, Art and culture, Social development, Food security, Water and sanitation, Economic development, Infrastructure, industry and business , Social equality and opportunities, Housing, transport and urban planning, Sustainable production and consumption, Environment and sustainability, Climate, Underwater life, Biodiversity and ecosystems, Justice, Solid institutions, Assistance and alliances for development, Employment and Work, Health and Welfare
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