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Nosotras Women Connecting Legacy - Conference

Nosotras Women Connecting is a platform movement that advocates
for gender equality and inclusion by connecting pioneering girls and women with well-established female leaders in a mentoring space to empower them in order to strengthen their entrepreneurial, leadership and soft skills for them to become the new impact leaders of their communities.

This initiative does this through: Leadership Workshops for girls and young female entrepreneurs, using artistic and storytelling strategies; News & Features – a work toward media equality to amplify women’s voices; and an annual TED Level Conference with outstanding female leaders both from Costa Rica and Latin America.

This year, August 2019, Nosotras Women Connecting is partnering us (Millennial Legacy) in Kenya, to kick-start the implementation of this initiative on a global scale to enhance the capacity of young women across the globe through creative collaboration that will empower them to become the new impact leaders of the world.

 

Women Change Makers

In this annual conference in Kenya, we shall hold workshops (entrepreneurship lab), conference, and competition for 20 selected women-run and women-owned smallscale businesses with potential for scalability in the long run. We are also targeting 300 participants for our conference and to attend the competition. The workshop and the conference are scheduled to take place between 12th and 16th August 2019 in Kisumu City, Kenya.

Our Partners

Nosotras Women Connecting International is partly funded by our primary grant-maker, IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board) through the Community Solutions Program. We are seeking more partners to propel the experience of these young women through collaborative engagements before, during, and after the conference. Millennial Legacy (a business consultancy) is partnering with an international women-led organization in Costa Rica; Fábrica de Historias, to bring a business/entrepreneurship LAB in Kisumu (women entrepreneurship workshop and leadership conference in Kisumu-Kenya).

A leadership conference with special feature of successful women leaders in business and political organization as well as international speakers such as Marysela Zamora and Diedre Combs

      Marysela  Zamora, Executive Director

        Nosotras  Women  Connecting

Application Process

The application Process is still on-going. It has been extended to 15th May 2019. We are urging all women enterprenuers and leaders in different sectors to apply. 

If you meet the standards below, kindly Apply

1) Being a woman who resides in Kisumu, Kenya or any town in Kenya
2) Minimum age 18 years
3) Speak, read and write English and Kiswahili
4) Have an enterprise or be the co-owner of an entrepreneurship
5) Have a vision of growth for the future of you project
6) Have complete availability to attend all the sessions of the week from 6th to 9th August.

Kindly click the registration link below;      

 http://bit.ly/2C9K8op

 #ConnectingWomenKisumu

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