SAP – The Young Africans in Tech Program: Young African women to come together, learn from each other, exchange ideas, and grow their network“. Learn from Sarah Borda, a social entrepreneur from Tanzania and also a colleague at SAP. The Young Africans in Tech Program connects young women around the globe with established and inspiring African women in tech for mentoring and learning. Through the stories, experiences, and expertise of African women, Sarah hopes to give African youth great role models to look up to. Learn more here.
Plastics For Change has developed an effective way to protect our oceans and create social change through its plastic offset program, funds invested in the offset would go directly to the informal waste collectors that recover the plastic waste – and so would be helping create better livelihoods for some of the most marginalized communities in the world. The social enterprise is also launching a limited-edition line of recycled and fair-trade products, handcrafted with ocean-bound plastic. Along with being made with recycled plastic, each purchase will also fund the recovery of ocean-bound plastic from the environment. To know more and to receive exclusive perks, individuals can subscribe to Plastics For Change’s exclusive product line mailing list here.
Biji-biji Initiative Internship opportunity alert! : Interested in being a changemaker? The Biji-biji and Me.reka team are looking for motivated and passionate individuals to join their Changemaker Talent Development Programme (CTDP), a flagship leadership trainee programme, aimed at nurturing talents through real-world experiences and opportunities to create impact solutions. CTDP prepares you, the future workforce, with the necessary skills and competencies to ensure a great start to a prosperous career!
Deadline: 3 September 2021
Apply here: http://bit.ly/3gpO20H
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Cambiatus has been announced as one of the finalists to the Top Tier Impact Awards2021! And on 18 August, they recently launched the Natus System. The Natus System of Environmental Cryptoassets is an innovative initiative that brings together entrepreneurs, owners of Privately Protected Areas (PPA) and people using the best of blockchain technology to strengthen the worldwide network of PPAs. Karla Córdoba Brenes, Co-founder of Cambiatus and Satisfied Vagabonds will also be speaking at #SEWF2021.
The 7 Best Books to Learn About Gender Equality, Recommended by Activists:SEWF Youth Advisor and co-founder of Awareness 360, Shomy Hasan Chowdhury, recently made a recommendation to Global Citizens on books to learn about gender equality. Check out the list of books here.
Empow’Her: Supporting women entrepreneurs worldwide: Join the 1st European community of women changemakers! Empow’Her is looking for the 2nd European cohort of its regional program: Women’Act Accelerate! This is a 6-month support program to scale up your project and grow your initiatives.
Deadline: 26 September
Apply here: https://lnkd.in/dhS_cQ3h
Micro Rainbow has been shortlisted as a finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards,recognising it as one of the leading social enterprises in the country. Micro Rainbow is a finalist in the Social Investment Deal of the Year category. Founded in 2012, they are the leading organisation in the UK supporting the integration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people who flee persecution. Sebastian Rocca – Founder and CEO of Micro Rainbow will be speaking at SEWF 2021.