Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Supports Business Women not Only in CZ

Do you aspire to be a successful women entrepreneur? Have you just started your own business recently? Or are you planning on starting one? Then the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is right for you!

The main partners of AWE are US Embassy and a Business & Professional Women CR (BPWCR).

What is the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs? 

AWE is a study program targeted at women entrepreneurs beginners or women with a business plan. The study program itself lasts three months and contents 13 online workshops in English with weekly follow-up meetings with local facilitators. The participants will work on their business plans throughout the whole study program. This program is also suitable for those women who only recently established a new business. Here, they can learn how to get the most of it!

At the end of the program, the participants can expect a final contest. The project that will win the contest will receive financial support of 50 000 CZK.

Part of the program is also a ticket to the 12th annual Equal Pay Day conference organized by Business & Professional Women CR (BPWCR). 

BPWCR’s conference “Equal Pay Day” fights again inequality between men and women.


What will you obtain?

This online educational project is based on the DreamBuilder program. DreamBuilder is a program developed at a prestigious state university Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona. Therefore, besides financial support and a great amount of knowledge and motivation each of the participants will obtain a certificate from this prestigious American institute.


USA embassy partnership

“Research in the United States has shown that companies with women in management are more successful and have better economic results. Thus, is there a better way to boost economic growth than to train the next generation of female managers?” says the business attaché of the USA embassy Christina Sharkey. 

Thanks to this partnership with the US embassy in the Czech Republic, the participants will pay only a symbolic price of 100czk for each certificate study module. In total, the program costs only 13 000 CZK.

Although in the Czech Republic this is only the first year, AWE was firstly initiated by the American Government three years ago. This year, in 2021, AWE will appear in 75 countries all around the world to open 70 000 women’s way to successful entrepreneurship.


How to apply?

The deadline for applications is until Feb 21. The registration form can be found here. The AWE study program starts on March the 1st 2021 and ends on June 21, 2021.

Did you find this article interesting and helpful? Then be sure to read our article Czechia Fights Against Inequality Between Women and Men’s Wages. 

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Viktoria Solarova

Hello! I am Viki and practically I am expat, too. I am from Slovakia but I study here, in Prague. I hope you enjoy reading my articles, at least as much as I enjoy creating them :)

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