Apply: Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Kenya 2024


Deadline: 10 June, 2024

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Applications are now open for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Kenya 2024.

AWE 2024 aims to provide business management training to Nairobi-based female entrepreneurs ready to scale their businesses.


  • Gain access to the online business training platform – Dream Builder
  • Specialised business management training and growth plan for business
  • Dedicated one-on-one mentor to support participants in business growth planning process
  • Participants to gain exposure to essential business resources and tools to grow and scale their businesses
  • Network and learn from successful and established business leaders and mentors
  • Access to a community of female entrepreneurs with opportunities for peer-to-peer inspiration and learning
  • Opportunity for participants to pitch businesses to a prominent jury of seasoned entrepreneurs and industry leaders
  • Chance to win seed funding to launch or consolidate participants’ businesses
  • Opportunity to be part of the U.S. Exchange AWE Alumni network and access to opportunities


  • Kenyan women entrepreneurs, aged 25 to 45, who reside in Nairobi
  • Seeking to grow their business and have three years, minimum, of entrepreneurial experience
  • Commitment to scale their business or explore international trade
  • Commitment to actively participate in all programme components and impact assessments
  • Have basic computer skills and access to the internet
  • Own and/or lead business with demonstrated potential for growth
  • Must be able to commit on average five hours per week to AWE both physically and virtually as required by the programme
  • Have a good understanding of both written and spoken English

To apply and for more information, click here.

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