Deadline: 28 February, 2021

Bayer Foundation has announced a call for applications for Women Empowerment Award.

The award is designed to empower women entrepreneurs to solve social problems in sub-Saharan Africa.


  • Unique award for outstanding female entrepreneurs
  • Each winner will receive 25,000 euro
  • 24 weeks of tailored support and training on how to tackle barriers in the ecosystem via new partners and active investor feedback
  • Access to growth partners and investors
  • Become a part of Bayer Foundation’s alumni network comprising former awardees as well as access to third party funding through Bayer Foundation’s partner organisations
  • Access to mentoring from Bayer experts to produce tangible enhancement in terms
    of business development, financing or strategy


  • Female entrepreneurs leading innovative social enterprises with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa
  • Enterprises that already have their first customers and less than one million euro revenue per year

To enter and for more information, click here.

Photo source: UNCTAD


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