Challenge seeks startups for women inclusion [Africa]

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Media Sustainability

Digital startups that have a positive impact on women's inclusion and the reduction of gender inequalities can enter this contest.

The French Development Agency (AFD, in French) and Digital Africa are organizing the AFD Digital Challenge.

The challenge aims to promote entrepreneurial initiatives managed by women and/or men, tackling the challenges of gender inequalities and leveraging digital innovation for their development.

Media projects, among others, that deconstruct gender stereotypes are eligible.

The winners will receive EUR15,000 (US$17,380) to EUR50,000 (US$57,936).

The deadline is Nov. 12.