Deadline: 1st December 2020 | Challenge yourself to build and scale your social enterprise with the Miller Center’s world-class accelerator programs.  Join and connect with global social enterprise leaders and business executives to develop more sustainable, scalable market-based solutions to the problems of those living in poverty around the world.

Challenge yourself to build and scale your social enterprise

In support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, Miller Center is focused on supporting women’s economic growth. Investing in women’s economic empowerment (WEE) globally sets a direct path toward gender equality, poverty eradication, and inclusive economic growth.

This first-ever Women’s Economic Empowerment GSBI Online Accelerator Cohort will kick off in February 2021.

General Program Information:

GSBI offers 6 months of highly customized mentorship and content. GSBI programs offer many benefits to selected social entrepreneurs, including:

    • PROVEN PROGRAM.  Experience Miller Center’s structured, proven curriculum that has helped over 1,000 social enterprises attain operational excellence and prepare for investment.
    • MENTORS. You will be accompanied by executive mentors with expertise in innovation and entrepreneurship who are your trusted advisors
    • NO CHARGE.  All Miller Center GSBI accelerator programs are offered at no charge to selected social enterprises.

Seeking Social Enterprise Applicants Who:

    • Address gender issues and promote gender equity by having:
      1. Women-owned or -led teams
      2. Products or services that substantially improve the lives of women and girls
      3. A focus on workplace equity in staffing, management, and boardroom representation
      4. A focus on workplace equity along their supply chain
    • Are focused on serving the poor, including people living in poverty as leaders, customers/users/beneficiaries, employees, and/or supply chain partners
    • Have a clear commitment to and a pathway toward an earned revenue model with the potential for scale
    • Has been in operation for one or more years
    • Are willing to commit 3-6 hours per week to complete program deliverables and work with mentors online.

Key Dates

    • Applications due December 1, 2020
    • Selection and interviews December – January 2021
    • Finalists selected by end of January
    • GSBI Online accelerator program commences mid-February
    • GSBI Online accelerator program ends mid-August

Find out more and apply at the official link below:

OFFICIAL LINK

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Apply before 1st December, 2020