Apply for World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 is looking for the top female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experiences with regional leaders at the WEF’s Africa-focused meeting in May.

The annual competition seeks to identify Africa’s top female innovators, to bring them together with governments and policymakers to engage on how to create environments supportive of female-led entrepreneurship.This year’s WEF on Africa takes place on May 3-5 in Durban, South Africa with the theme “Achieving Inclusive Growth.”

The contest is open to any female entrepreneur whose business is less than three years old, uses an innovative technology or business models, and has at least one year of revenue generation. The business must also be able to demonstrate social and economic potential.

Applications can be submitted here, until April 17.

(Culled from Disrupt Africa)


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