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Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award 2024: Recognizing Female Entrepreneurs (25,000 Euro Cash Prize And Trip To Berlin Sponsored

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award. Are you a female entrepreneur leading change in Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, or the Middle East? Apply now for the opportunity to participate in the Accelerator Programme and gain valuable exposure, resources, and opportunities to grow your business! The Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award (WEA), in collaboration with the Impact Hub Network, celebrates the dynamic contributions of women entrepreneurs driving innovative change. This award goes beyond mere acknowledgment; it is a commitment to supporting women who are at the forefront of health, nutrition, and climate-smart solutions. The Bayer Foundation seeks 15 outstanding winners (5 per region) to join the 6-month Accelerator Programme. Collectively, we are actively molding an inclusive and fair future for everyone.


Apply now if you are:

  • A female entrepreneur: In today’s world, women face significant challenges that impede their success. The Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award aims to enhance their capacity to create social impact through groundbreaking innovation. We are in search of enterprises led by women that actively contribute to fostering social change and enhancing their communities.
  • Driving social impact: Our focus is on empowering women-led enterprises involved in developing health, nutrition, and climate-smart solutions aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals 2 (Zero Hunger) and 3 (Good Health & Wellbeing). We seek entrepreneurs who aim to alleviate disparities through innovative solutions, uplifting those in need.
  • From specific regions: While women encounter challenges globally, our emphasis is on entrepreneurs from Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. This presents an opportunity for entrepreneurs from these regions to showcase their innovations and accelerate progress towards a healthier future.


As one of the fifteen award winners, you will receive:

  • 6-Month Accelerator Programme: Mentorship, access to expert networks, and consistent entrepreneurial support.
  • Sponsored Trip to Berlin: Enjoy a sponsored trip to the award ceremony in early June 2024.
  • Cash Support of €25,000: Accelerate your business growth and extend your influence.
  • Visibility and Recognition: Gain media exposure to share your narrative globally.
  • Access to the Alumni Network: Connect with a powerful global community of female entrepreneurs.


  • Launch Your Dreams: February 7th to March 27th: Applications open for all visionary women entrepreneurs.
  • Pitch Your Vision: In April: 30 selected finalists will receive coaching to pitch their ideas to a jury.
  • Spotlight in Berlin, June 4th to 6th: The 15 winners will participate in the Award Ceremony in Berlin and join Bayer Foundation’s Social Innovation Days.
  • Accelerate Your Impact: June to December: Begin your impact journey with the 6-month Acceleration Programme.

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Deadline for Applications: March 27th, 2024Top of Form

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