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Female African Innovators Invited to apply for Prestigious Fellowship Program


Yaounde (National Times) – Women in Engineering (WomEng) and the Royal Academy of Engineering are inviting African Female Innovators in Sub-Saharan Africa with an engineering innovation in its early stages or startup to participate in their African Innovation Fellowship program.

The program offers leadership & business development opportunities for young female African innovators with an early stage engineering innovation or startup. The Fellowship aims to develop the talent pipeline for future cohorts of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.

The Fellowship will kick off with a week long bootcamp in Kampala, Uganda, followed by nine months of personalised virtual mentoring and coaching.

The Africa Innovation Fellowship (AIF) kicks off with an in-person training week in Kampala, Uganda from the 2 – 5 June 2019, focused on idea and business incubation, leadership development, networking and getting pitch-ready.

The Fellowship training week is followed by nine months of personalised virtual support with regular check-ins and milestones, ending in March 2020.

The winner will be provided with the ticket, including full expenses, to participate in the Global Grand Challenges Summit in London in September 2019.



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