Amazing Women 2021 Call for Proposals

Since 2016, the Amazing Women award of the Orange Foundation has helped dynamic, highly motivated women participating in the Women’s Digital Center program to realize their dreams.

To date, 126 « Amazing Women » have been selected in 17 countries. They are creating small businesses and implementing projects, such as manufacturing soap, production and commercialization of organic manioc, digital services, bookshop café…

For this 6th edition of the award, the Orange Foundation is launching a call for proposals in the countries where Orange foundations, affiliates and their NGO partners are part of the Women’s Digital Center program. The objective: continue to empower exceptional women who have a project, and need a little more help to succeed.

 

 

Who can apply?

Eligible women for this award have completed – or are about to complete – training in a Women’s Digital Center. Projects concerning the creation of small businesses have priority over other projects.

The eligible countries: Bissau, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, France, Guinea, India, Jordan, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Moldova, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Spain and Tunisia.

What will the laureates receive?

Selected « Amazing Women » receive:

  • a financial grant contributing to their project
  • an individual coaching on implementation of the project: by a member of the Orange foundation or affiliate team, an Orange volunteer or the NGO partner.

The maximum amount of funding provided by the Orange Foundation for each country is 10 000 Euros.

How to apply?

 

Submit your file online until midnight September 30, 2021. Enter the information, by completing the online questionnaire and attach the requested documents as an attachment. The files received are examined and then sent for study to the members of a selection committee, composed of a jury of people internal and external to Orange.

The selection committee will be organized in October 2021.

 

Documents to complete (by the candidate or the Orange foundation/affiliate or NGO partner) :