The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, an initiative launched by the US Embassy Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, invites women applicants to cohort 5 of the program. The initiative will equip women entrepreneurs with the skills needed to create sustainable businesses and enterprises. Through facilitated online training, women entrepreneurs will further their skills, network with mentors and have their business ideas scaled up. Additionally, successful participants will receive the following benefits:

  • Receive business training to acquire new business knowledge and skills
  • Access to capital
  • Grow their network
  • Scale up their businesses
  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment

Interested applicants must fulfill the following criteria to apply:

  • Be based in Kampala, Arua, Lira, and surrounding districts
  • Be between 25-40 years of age
  • Have between 1 – 5 years of business experience
  • Own or manage a for-profit business that is legally registered with Uganda Registration Services Bureau or other local authorities
  • Demonstrate potential to expand and grow the business with the initiative’s support
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be computer literate and have reliable access to the internet and a computer or smartphone.

To apply, visit: AWE Applications