Rwanda

Apply: Akilah Institute For Women

Akilah is a school of excellence for young women in Rwanda and Burundi. Akilah provides a supportive community so that no student struggles alone.
 Students enjoy an English-only learning environment that encourages teamwork, leadership, confidence, and passion. Students gain the skills, resources, and experience to graduate as leaders and launch meaningful careers. The Akilah Candidate: Have …

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Apply: Pivot East 2015

PIVOT EAST is East Africa’s premier mobile startups pitching competition held annually since 2011. It is an m:lab East Africa initiative set to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Participating startups must be domiciled in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somalia, or DR Congo. Objectives of PIVOT …

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$80,000 In Grants Available for African Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur in Kenya, Rwanda, or Uganda? Then consider applying. Spring is a pioneering accelerator supporting businesses whose products and services could transform the lives of adolescent girls. Spring entrepreneurs are passionate, innovative, and determined to change the world. Spring helps get a collection of accomplished mentors, advisers, investors, and experts, plus the …

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Have a New Tech Idea? Want to Scale Across Africa?

think empowers, supports, and funds exceptional technology entrepreneurs to fast track the launch of innovative digital solutions in Africa. For a 6-months period, think brings together exceptional tech entrepreneurs teams for an intensive incubation program. Selected startups will engage with technical as well as business experts to work on creating value out of scalable and exportable …

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Apply: 2015 TechWomen Program

TechWomen empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional …

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Sharefair 2014: Inspiring Change for Rural Women

The Sharefair 2014 on Rural Women’s Technologies to Improve Food Security, Nutrition and Productive Family Farming invites submissions of technologies and innovations that support rural female smallholder farmers. Eligible Countries: Burundi, D.R. of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. The objectives expected to …

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Apply: PIVOT East 2014

PIVOT East aims to catalyze the growth of mobile startups, so as to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem.  The key objective for this year’s event is “to facilitate discovery of the next wave of high potential mobile startups in the region.” The competition has five categories which …

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Apply: 2014 TechWomen program

TechWomen empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional …

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