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ImpactHER, a non-governmental organization committed to supporting female-run SMEs in Africa, has introduced a free digital skills training program for women who own and operate businesses on the continent. Through this initiative, it aims to provide female entrepreneurs with the basic tech skills they need to reach a global market.
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This program is being rolled out in partnership with Google. It will be the latest in a long-running effort by ImpactHER to equip women in business with the resources and support they need to excel. Thus far, the organization has helped more than 20,000 businesses scale digitally. Its representatives say they hope that this latest instalment of its training will enable even more women to build successful enterprises.


The ImpactHER Free Digital Skills Training Program comes with these benefits:
  • Participants will be able to learn at their own pace
  • They can access the courses wherever they are, as the courses are all on a virtual platform
  • Persons who complete their course will receive a certificate that will improve their credentials
  • The course will give African women entrepreneurs a competitive edge in a global market
  • It provides an easy route to gaining a firm grasp of digital technology for business, for people with little exposure to such technology and those who are proficient users

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This program is open to persons who meet these criteria:
  • Should be an African
  • Must be a businesswoman or female entrepreneur
  • Should be willing to commit time to learn via the program

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Applications will remain open until August 25, 2023. If you would like to apply for the ImpactHER 2023 Digital Skills Training, you can do so HERE. Featured Image Source: ACE World Publishers
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This article was first published on 18th July 2023


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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