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Apply: Builders of Africa\’s Future Awards

The Builders of Africa’s Future Awards is developed to celebrate innovation and impact in early-stage African enterprise. The BAF Awards serves to showcase and award entrepreneurs who are running early-stage for-profit and not-for-profits that are addressing Africa’s unique needs through technology or differentiated business models. These needs are in: health, education, energy, financial inclusion, gender inclusion, nutrition, …

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Apply: African Diaspora Tech Awards

At the 2018 edition of the African Diaspora Investment Symposium, the African Technology Foundation and the African Diaspora Network will co-present the inaugural African Diaspora Tech Awards in Silicon Valley to recognize technology pioneers, and amplify the ventures of young upcoming entrepreneurs. As the startup ecosystem in Silicon Valley slowly grows in diversity and Africa seeks …

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Pitch Your Business at the 2018 African Diaspora Investment Symposium

The African Diaspora Network has announced its first Startup Pitch Event for Diaspora Entrepreneurs. A curated list of ten (10) African Diaspora entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to showcase their startups to ADIS participants. Startups will be selected based on the criteria of innovation, uniqueness, growth potential and impact potential on the continent. The ADIS platform will offer a …

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My Voice Matters: Nigerian Film Entrepreneur Lends Her Voice To The Upcoming Elections

Nollywood Star Actress, Rita Dominic and award-winning Director, Mildred Okwo – co-founders of the Audrey Silva company, both lend their skills, talent, and voice to support democracy in Nigeria. Okwo is a well-recognized film director and producer whose film “The Meeting,” has won several awards to include the Nigerian Entertainment Award, Africa Movie Academy Award, …

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You are Invited!

Junior Chamber International Nigeria will host its first impact series program with the AWP Network. When: March 30, 2014 Time: 2pm Where: Radisson Blu, Victoria Island, Lagos Register here: JCI-AWP Network Event is FREE to attend but seating is limited. Follow the event hashtags: #JCINigeria #AWPNetwork #IMPACTSeries  

Voices of African Women Entrepreneurs: Nollywood Producer Means Business

Nollywood, Nigeria\’s film industry is the second largest film industry in the world. Its rapid expansion is as a result of the innovative use and quick adaptation of new media and digital technology. The AWP Network met with leading Nollywood writer, executive producer, and co-founder of the Royal Arts Academy, Uduak Isong. Founded in 2009 …

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Voices of African Women Entrepreneurs – I Am My Own Biggest Challenge

The AWP Network met with Ronke Lawal, Founder of RSL Management Services and business mentor at the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. Lawal has served as a business mentor since June 2013. Her company, RSL Management Services specializes in marketing, brand development, and PR services. The company offers a unique service to businesses committed to increasing the sales …

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Voices of African Women Entrepreneurs

  The Power in Femininity! The African Women Power (AWP) Network  sat down with Princess Jenkins, Owner and Chief Fashion Director of the Brownstone Woman Clothing Boutique in Harlem, New York. It was an absolute pleasure to speak with Princess. She is a warm and extremely knowledgeable person. Princess shared many powerful stories and wonderful …

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