WE Empower UN SDG Challenge

Five awardees, one from each of five UN Regional Blocks, will be chosen to receive an all-expenses-paid trip to New York during the UN Global Goals week to participate in a series of tailored training and events.

The deadline is on 15 April 2020.

The special curated week-long agenda in New York will comprise of individualized training, high-level dialogues at the UN, and the pitch competition where each Regional Awardee presents her business to pitch for a $20,000 cash grant.

For each Regional Awardee, there may be an opportunity to be reimbursed for a portion of travel-related expenses associated with one of the following activities up to $1,000 per awardee.

Main criteria

To be eligible to enter this competition, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • A woman entrepreneur with lead decision-making ability in a business or organization
  • Your business/organization has been in operation for more than three years
  • You employ at least three full-time staff (or full-time equivalent)
  • Your business/organization generates at least $100,000 USD in annual sales or revenue
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • At least 21 years old
  • Available to travel to NYC between 18 September – 27 September 2020

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