UNDP SDGs and Her Program 2018

Deadline: June 30, 2018. In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future we want in 2030." SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The objectives of the …

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CODESRIA Meaning-making Research Initiatives for female researchers, 2018.

Deadline: 31 May, 2018. Established in 1973, the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) promotes research by African and Diaspora scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities that can contribute to a better understanding of Africa and its place in the world. This is motivated by the belief that sound …

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Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship For Creative Women.

Applications Deadline: May 14th, 2018 It started in 1908, when Helen Lansdowne was hired by J. Walter Thompson Cincinnati as the industry's first female copywriter. She soon moved to the New York office, where she rose through the ranks as a creative powerhouse. She hired and mentored dozens of creative women, ensuring that the female …

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USAID Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize 2018.

Deadline for submission: April 25, 2018 at 18:00 Eastern Daylight Time At the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that Feed the Future would launch a new competition for women-led enterprises to access investment advice, business analysis, and other services to take their agribusinesses to the next level. …

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The WomenConnect Challenge

Submission Deadline: May 4th, 2018 Technology is revolutionizing the world by providing tools for entrepreneurship, access to critical health and education, and life-enhancing information. Today, 1.7 billion women in low- and middle-income countries still do not own mobile phones, and the gap between the number of men and women using the internet has grown steadily …

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2017 YHER Accelerator Program For Female Entrepreneurs.

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: 22nd September 2017 The Y-HER Accelerator Program is a powerful opportunity for passionate female impact entrepreneurs in Africa who are at the early stages of building businesses and organisations that exist to change the lives of women and girls in Africa. Apply Who is this meant for: Female-Led Ventures: Applicants must have at least one female co-founder …

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World Bank, SVRI – 2017 Call for Proposals for Innovations in Preventing Gender-Based Violence. 

Submission Deadline: October 6, 2017. Overview: The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) have launched a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing gender-based violence. The SVRI and the WBG are requesting proposals for innovative research and interventions or related activities that will contribute to the prevention and …

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Call for Applications: 16 days against Gender Based Violence 2017. 

Application Deadline: 12th September 2017. The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is putting out a call for proposals for activities to mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in 2017. To support the 2017 global campaign to end violence against women, AWDF will fund small sized women’s rights organisations on the African continent …

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Gender-Just Climate Solutions 2017 Awards. 

Entries Deadline: 4th September, 2017 06:00 PM (GMT -5:00) The Women & Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 2017 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards! The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) is one of the nine stakeholder groups of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Established in 2009, the WGC now …

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Call for Application: UNESCO ‐ MeRck Africa Research Summit ‐ MARS 2017

Deadline: 30th of August 2017 Apply Now UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit-MARS aims to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa's development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit-MARS 2017 will have scientific …

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