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Call for Applications: Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program (WDEP) 4.0 (A Business Growth Initiative to Equip WOMEN with Digital Skills)

Call for Applications: Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program (WDEP) 4.0 (A Business Growth Initiative to Equip WOMEN with Digital Skills)

The Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program (WDEP) is a business growth initiative that aims to provide WOMEN with the digital skills, information, and resources they need to START, GROW, and MONETIZE their businesses. The Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program (WDEP) is an Access initiative, implemented by the Nerdzfactory Foundation, that aims to provide businesswomen with the skills needed to digitize their business processes and position their businesses for long-term market relevance and success.

About the Training

The Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program (WDEP) is targeted towards existing and aspiring female entrepreneurs interested in learning and opportunities to grow an online business. The program objectives include, but are not limited to, encouraging more women to start an online business, promoting women’s entrepreneurship, closing the digital gender gap, and improving the economic outcomes of women.

Importantly, the program focuses on equipping participants with skills in digital business, social media marketing, online business management, business pitching, bookkeeping, and many more. For maximum impact, the program will feature:

  • Women Digital Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (WDEB)
  • Women Digital Entrepreneurship Summit
  • Business Connect Webinar
  • Opportunity to pitch for a grant

The boot camp, webinar, and summit will equip participants with practical and hands-on knowledge, skills, and resources that they need to launch and grow their businesses online. The program will close with a pitch/grant competition where the 3 top ideas/pitches from the boot camp participants will be awarded prizes that will aid their businesses.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a Nigerian Female Citizen;
  • Unemployed and underemployed women;
  • Applicant must be between ages 25-40 years;
  • Minimum education levels of SSCE & OND;
  • Applicant must have access to the internet.

Benefits

You will learn:

  • How to start an online business
  • What business can you start online
  • How to use social media to drive website traffic and increase conversions that lead to increased sales
  • How to gain a deeper understanding of social media platforms and how to use them to reach a target audience
  • How to pitch a business idea
  • Bookkeeping

Physical classes will be held at Nerdzfactory Company in Ogudu GRA, Lagos while virtual classes will hold on zoom.

Deadline: March 28, 2024

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