Accelerator program of 90-day is designed with the women entrepreneur in mind- to help advance women-led companies. The program serves as an activator of change and growth for women entrepreneurs in the emerging and growth stage. It enables women founders to sustain their businesses by providing them with resources, guidance, and a network of sisterhood. Their curated curriculum is designed to introduce concepts and access to opportunities to further their ventures.
Additionally, they connect them with experienced mentors/coaches in the diaspora, as well as possible funders. Their goal- to provide a sisterhood of support, foster economic development and connect women with resources.
All women’s work whether paid or unpaid generate a whopping USD 11 trillion globally. They contribute 37 percent of the global GDP according to a statement made by UN Women. The Woman Boss is a firm believer that women are the main drivers of every economy, hence the creation of The Woman Boss’ Accelerator program. The first of its kind in The Gambia, the program was specifically designed for women entrepreneurs to successfully scale their businesses. The main aim is to contribute to the growth and success of their various business ventures and directly add to the economic growth of the country.
- Must be a female;
- Must have an existing business;
- Must have a registered business with a TIN number;
- Must be open to learning and participating in practical sessions;
- Must be willing to invest time in personal and business development.