WE Empower UN SDG Global Business Competition 2018 calls for ideas from women entrepreneurs

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WE Empower UN SDG Global Business Competition 2018 calls for ideas from women entrepreneurs

WE Empower UN SDG Global Business Competition 2018 has called for application from women entrepreneurs. The WE Empower challenge is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to create the world we want by 2030.

Women entrepreneur who are helping to shape community dialogue about women’s advancement and the SDGs in their region are expected to apply for the competition.Top 5 best business ideas from one each UN region and the successful awardees will be rewarded with an all-expenses paid trip to New York during the UN Global Goals week (24 -29 September 2018) to participate in a series of tailored training and events.

Further, they will get a chance to participate in a dynamic pitch event hosted by Diane von Furstenberg that brings together top business, tech, venture capital and media leaders with an opportunity for one awardee to receive a $20,000 grant to expand their business. Similarly, they will also attend a high-level dialogue with senior UN Officials, the Council of Women Leaders and the Women Political Leaders Global Forum. Apart from these, Global Citizen Festival and UN Private Sector Forum convened by the UN Secretary General will also welcome the top 5 best entrepreneurs free of cost.

The business should have been in operation for more than three years with at least three full time employees and a for-profit or social entrepreneurship. Further queries on the competition can be forwarded to the organizers via email at weempower@vitalvoics.org .

The deadline for application is the July 1, 2018 and the application can be submitted through this link.

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