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Flourishing Guatemala’s Entrepreneurial Spirit through Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

Guatemala has one of the highest rates of entrepreneurial spirit and it’s about to get higher! Entrepreneurs of Quetzaltenango, Chiquimula and Guatemala City will be trained through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a blended entrepreneurship training course aimed at entrepreneurs without university education. Women selected will acquire the conditions to improve their economic stability by designing business plans, raising capital, and learning how to connect with networks of successful Guatemalan businesswomen.

U.S. Embassy San Jose partners with Parque La Libertad to launch Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Costa Rica

U.S. Embassy San Jose has launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneur (AWE) together with Parque La Libertad, a social inclusion organization sponsored by the Ministry of Culture in Costa Rica. Available now for 30 women entrepreneurs, participants will receive personalized guidance, get direct mentorship, visit companies, and have the opportunity to receive non-reimbursement funds to invest and in addition to strengthen their businesses.

Asst. Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Engages with Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana

Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Marie Royce, traveled to Accra from June 24 – 26, 2019.

U.S. Embassy Accra launches the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) to strengthen women's economic empowerment in Ghana

On Tuesday, June 25, Assistant Secretary Royce formally launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program. AWE will provide online education resources, foster networks that support access to mentorships, and connect women through existing exchange programs. The inaugural cohort will feature women in 26 countries, including 10 in Africa: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Supporting the Next Wave of Entrepreneurship through Exchange Programs

Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce joined over 1,000 entrepreneurs in The Hague for the ninth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

U.S Embassy Dar es Salaam empowers Tanzanian women with AWE and innovative SELFINA collaboration for micro-leasing

U.S Embassy Dar es Salaam launches AWE for 20 participants focused on small business sectors of farming, fishing, agro-processing, and other crucial needs for rural areas. AWE learners will be equipped with practical skills to create sustainable, applicable business growth and ultimately be integrated into SEFINA's micro-leasing program.

Assistant Secretary Royce Introduces AWE at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), which launched this year, was introduced to hundreds of participants at GES sharing information through her remarks, interviews, and meetings with key stakeholders. AWE is designed for women with brilliant ideas to engage in U.S- style education with guided facilitation from local alumni, women business leaders, and key interlocutors to ensure business development.

U.S Embassy Santiago launches AWE with Mujeres del Pacifico to support Chile's APEC host year

U.S Embassy in Santiago with representatives from DreamBuilder, Freeport McMoRan, and host Norther Catholic University of Coquimbo celebrated the inauguration of the program for 35 enthusiastic women entrepreneurs. Their graduation in will coincide with the timing and location of APEC’s Women in the Economy Forum, the first time an APEC host has made women’s economic empowerment a key pillar of the forum.

U.S Embassy Tegucigalpa partners with Honduran tech university (UTH) to implement AWE in San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba, and El Progreso

U.S Embassy in Tegucigalpa launches AWE in partnership with la Universidad Tecnologica de Honduras (UTH) through it's three main regional campuses. It will make use of it's modern computer labs, business incubation centers, and open courses on business and entrepreneurship for 90 Honduran women.

U.S Embassy Madrid Launches AWE in the Canaries

U.S Embassy in Madrid launches AWE as part of the 2019 Gran Canaria Summit, an annual event for entrepreneurs in the Canary Islands. This meeting offers a unique opportunity to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem and give international visibility to startups launched by women university students and entrepreneurs.

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