Deadline: September 15, 2023
What do they offer?
- DCA Academy Booth Camp Accelerator
- 6 weeks of tailored support and training for scaling to enable them successfully launch or expand their initiatives to increase their digital opportunities in tech related inventions, training, and leadership roles.
- Comprehensive Networking
- Unlimited access to the FemPower Digital Portal comprising of former winners and alumni as well as other girls and women community members. They will facilitate meetups and symposiums, capacity Building, support, and advisory and market linkages of their members and participants to network and exchange ideas.
- Mentorship and coaching
- Access to Expert Coaching and Mentorship from DCA Digital Academy experts to produce tangible enhancement in terms of career development and talent mobility.
- Grant amount up to $5,000
- Includes a 6-week Growth Accelerator
Who they are looking for
- Current resident of an African country in Continental Africa. Individuals (at least 18 years of age), or a representative of a non-governmental organization (NGO) or social enterprise based in Africa.
- Demonstrated experience conducting activities supporting women and girls in computer science or STEM fields.
- Commitment to developing and contributing to a virtual community for supporting women and girls initiatives.
Preference will be given to projects that target under- served populations and locations, take a collaborative approach, have a high potential for growth and present an innovative use of technology.
Projects eligible for grant funding include, but are not limited:
- Computer science workshops and training for women and girls
- Early incubation of female tech entrepreneurs
- Programming and app development training programs
- Hackathons and coding boot camps for girls.
For more information, visit Miss.Africa Digital.