Call for applications: Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Are you a female aged 18-65?  Do you dream of becoming an entrepreneur?  Do you have basic computer skills? Are you able to commit five hours per week to attend an entrepreneurship program?

Are you fluent in English? If so, you can apply to join the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Uganda Chapter.

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs is a free entrepreneurship program paid for by the U.S. Department of State to support development of innovative ideas led by women. The Academy will help women learn business skills through a facilitated online course using DreamBuilder, developed in partnership with Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management and global copper mining company Freeport-McMoRan.

The U.S. Embassy in Kampala, together with Atiak Sugarcane Plantation Out Growers Cooperative Society and the Network of Women in Agribusiness and Development (NoWAD) will be running the Academy to connect Ugandan women with the tools needed to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life.

AWE sessions will take place in Amuru, Nwoya, Omoro, Agago, Pader and Kampala districts from July to December 2019. Download form to apply before July 1, 2019.