Science & Technology Pioneer Award
This award recognises women impact entrepreneurs who are leading the way in science and technology. It's open to women entrepreneurs from anywhere and celebrates novel solutions that are protected or difficult to reproduce.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award
This award recognises impact entrepreneurs who encourage business solutions to close gaps in access, outcome or opportunity for underrepresented communities. This award is open to people of any gender identity.
The Regional Awards
This award recognises the achievements and aspirations of female entrepreneurs in four key regions. These are Latin America and the Carribean, North America, Europe, and
francophone Sub-Saharan Africa. It's important to encourage female founders from diverse geographical background, to spread our search for sustainable solutions.
What's in it for you
The fellows, representing the top three businesses from each of the nine regions, will receive:
Financial Capital Support up to US$ 100,000
1:1 training in specific business areas
1:1 advice sessions with subject matter experts in CWI Community.
Community peer learning and networking sessions
Online and in-person leadership communications and media training workshops and in-person INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme
1:1 leadership capacity executive coaching by The Women’s Impact Alliance
International exposure & media visibility.
Access to an online & offline community of 700+ experts and peers.
Ongoing support for the development of the fellows’ businesses.
What do we expect from you?
Entrepreneurs across all sectors and geographies are encouraged to apply.
Women-owned and women-led impact-driven businesses and founder in main leadership positions.
Proven business model and be in the initial phase of its development and growth.
Business should not have raised more than US$2 million.
Business based on positive impact in its industry.
Can commit to participating in the fellowship program from January 2024 to December 2024