AWEC Business Academy courses are open to learners who meet the following requirements:

  • Current or aspiring women entrepreneurs, including for-profit enterprises, social enterprises and NGOs
  • Born in an African country
  • Currently residing in an African country OR member of the diaspora
  • Able to commit to an intensive, 4-week collaborative learning experience
  • Reliable Internet access, including the ability to participate in video conferences
  • Proficient in English (verbal and written)

AWEC Business Academy Code of Conduct

Members of the AWEC Business Academy community will: 

  • Provide positive support and constructive feedback to their fellow learners
  • Be respectful of other ideas, opinions, cultures, and social norms
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times
  • Not steal or appropriate the business ideas of other learners in the course
  • Maintain a sales-free zone while participating in a Business Academy course and will not solicit or attempt to solicit any business from other learners in the course

All intellectual property rights (including, for example, videos, assignments, recordings, etc.) and any documents related to the AWEC Business Academy are the sole and exclusive property of the Center for Global Enterprise, the nonprofit through which AWEC Business Academy operates.

Violations of this Code of Conduct will be reviewed by the AWEC Business Academy management team and may be grounds for dismissal from the course without refund.