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HerGenuityAfrika! Launch and Entrepreneurs' Awards

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The Killeshin Hotel

Dublin Road

Ballyroan R32 TYW7

R32 TYW7 Portlaoise

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Join us for the launch of HerGenuityAfrika! and to celebrate worthy entrepreneurs/business owners from Afrika and other ethnic minorities.

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HerGenuityAfrika! is a not-for-profit organisation with the overarching mission to support the personal growth, and the leadership and business development of female entrepreneurs of Afrikan descent/heritage.

OUR GOALS

HerGenuityAfrika! seeks to - • Inspire, support, positively influence and motivate Afrikan women towards success in life and business• Inspire and promote an entrepreneurial mind-set among Afrikan women

• Highlight/showcase the ingenious nature of the Afrikan woman • Engender a community spirit• Provide a platform for networking • Create opportunities for business partnerships and strategic collaborations• Inspire personal growth and transformation• Encourage and promote a commitment to life-long learning.

In line with UN Sustainable Development Goals , we are working towards -

1. Poverty eradication and promoting/stimulating economic growth by encouraging entrepreneurship and greater economic participation of women in Afrika and in the diaspora.

2. To promote and invest in the education of women, which would equip them with the tools required for conceiving/driving innovative solutions for change, and which would facilitate greater and better participation in entrepreneurial ventures, collaborations and partnerships. The Europe 2020 Strategy highlights the role of education and training in stimulating “smart, sustainable and inclusive growth”.

3. Encourage equal opportunities and full participation of women in leadership and promote the empowerment of women through enabling the use of ICT technology for personal development and business growth.

4. To reduce the rate of employment among Afrikan women by encouraging and promoting entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, the formalisation of business enterprises and providing support for accessing funding.

5. To support and promote the overall wellbeing of Afrikan women entrepreneurs.

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Dublin Road

Ballyroan R32 TYW7

R32 TYW7 Portlaoise

Ireland

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