Ahead of the Annual Digital African Woman Conference & Ball on July 28, Digital African Woman (DAW), which is a social enterprise dedicated to the innovation and support for female-led tech businesses across Africa and the Diaspora; launches its #SheIsDAW Community Award. #SheIsDAW Community Award is a social media campaign, which is awarded to a woman who is selected by her community to honour her contributions to its development and improve the lives of those around her.
DAW’s core values are centred around three pillars: supporting, engaging and empowering women. The #SheIsDAW campaign strives to provide a platform for women who are making noteworthy changes to their communities, standing as role models and pathfinders to both young girls and women. DAW would like to personally invite all community members in Nigeria to nominate such women as well as voting for their favourites. The campaign will run until July 25, 2018, and the winner will be announced at the Digital African woman Ball on July 28th, 2018;
More information can be found by visiting the DAW website.
About DAW Conference:
With the support of the Kaduna State Government, Digital African Woman is able to extend its reach to young female entrepreneurs both in Kaduna and surrounding states of Nigeria/ Africa; while leveraging more access to international networks, technical skills and visibility. Resulting in having an outlet to grow their potential businesses and extend exposure to various investments opportunities.
This year the DAW Training program received over 200 applications to the 2018 Conference to be held in Kaduna, Nigeria. Chosen startups have been entered into a 4-week online entrepreneurship development training. Which will be followed by 10 days of onsite workshops. The program will conclude with a one day conference, at which participants will have the opportunity to pitch to our pool of investors on July 28, 2018, for funding.
For additional information on DAW, visit us at DigitalAfricanWoman.org, follow us on Twitter @WomanDigital, or like us on Facebook at Digital African Woman
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