Brief Description: The Women Empowerment Award is a prestigious opportunity for female entrepreneurs to gain visibility, access expert networks, receive tailored coaching, and ultimately create a social impact in their communities. With a cash prize of €25,000, participants can secure funding for their initiatives and ideas.
Who Can Apply? Female entrepreneurs from the Global South, with a focus on Latin America, Africa & Asia, who are active in health, nutrition, and agriculture, and who aim to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2 (Zero Hunger) and 3 (Good Health & Wellbeing), are eligible to apply. Women-led enterprises that drive social change and improve their communities are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply? Applying for the Women Empowerment Award is a straightforward process. Interested female entrepreneurs can visit the Bayer Foundation website and complete the application form. The deadline for applications is March 24th. Applicants will go through a selection process, with finalists announced in April. The finalist program will start in May, and final events are scheduled for June to August. The Empowerment program itself will commence in September.