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Announcing the winner of the4th Annual WeGo Awards

MENTORING FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Welcome

We are pleased to showcase the finalists in the fourth annual Women and Girls Opportunity Awards (WeGO Awards). This award shines a light on the innovative work being done by Opportunity's partners to empower women and girls.

The annual awards serve three purposes:

  1. To advance important work with cash prize awards. First place receives $10,000, second place receives $6,000, and third place receives $3,000.
  2. To disseminate ideas and inspiration among the industry.
  3. To celebrate and reward innovative programming that is making a real impact on the lives of women and girls around the world.

All Opportunity partners are invited to submit applications. Opportunity staff screens applications and puts forward semi-finalists to a panel of women volunteers, who discuss and scored each project. Voting on the finalists is open to the public.

The Finalists

Read about the Top 3 finalists below.

First Place

Mentoring for Women in Business

Matching emerging women entrepreneurs with mentors

Ghana

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Second Place

Operation PeaceMaker

Give women, children and families choices to live free from violence, abuse and sexual exploitation

Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana and West Bengal, India

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Third Place

Women as Agents of Change

Empower women socially and financially as financial service providers

Bihar, India

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Thank You

Thank you to our sponsors: The Hall Family and Julie Hindmarsh

To read more about Opportunity’s work to empower women and girls around the world,
start learning here.

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