Access Bank W Initiative Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2021 (Mini MBA & N5 Million Prize to be Won) | APPLY NOW

This is to inform the general public about the Access Bank W Initiative Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2021. Details about the Program are given below.

About the Access Bank W Initiative Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2021

Launched in 2019, the Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa was the first women-in-business support initiative of its kind in the industry offered by the Access Bank W Initiative. The program in its maiden edition provided financial grants worth N9Million to the top 5 applicants with a free mini MBA certification for 50 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria. This it did in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation (IFC, a member of the World Bank Group).

This year, the program is being extended to 8 other African countries where Access Bank’s W initiative has its presence. These countries are Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra-Leone, Gambia, Kenya, Mozambique and Congo hence the tag name “Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa


  • Stand a chance to win ₦5m & a Mini MBA.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be a woman
  • You must be between the ages of 18-45 years .
  • You must be a legal resident of Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra Leone,
    Mozambique, Gambia, DR Congo and Kenya.
  • That within the past one (1) year you were not an employee, contractor, officer, director
    or agent of any of the following:
    • Access Bank Plc, or any parent, subsidiary, affiliated or related entity of any of
      the foregoing;
    • any person or entity involved in the development, production, distribution or other
      exploitation of the Programme or any variation thereof;
    • any known major sponsor of the Programme or its advertising agency;
    • any person or entity supplying services or prizes to the Programme.
  • You may not be a candidate for public office and must agree not to become a candidate
    for public office from the date of the Audition Release until one (1) year after the initial
    broadcast of the last episode of the Programme in which you appear. You may not have
    been convicted of a felony.
  • You must voluntarily submit to a background check.
  • You have not participated in the IFC mini MBA under the previous editions of the
    Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton program
  • You have not previously won a grant from Access Bank through the Womenpreneur
    Pitch-a-ton program

How to Apply

Interested candidates for the Access Bank W Initiative Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2021 that have been able to give a positive reply to the questions below are to visit the link given below to start the application process.

  • Are you in need of a grant to expand your business?
  • Are you a woman who owns and runs her business?
  • Is your business very innovative?
  • Do you need some expert training to aid in the growth of your business?

Click on this link to apply.

Application Deadline

All applicants for the Access Bank W Initiative Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2021 are expected to complete their various application processes on or before August 13, 2021. Any applications submitted after the stipulated date for the deadline will not be considered.

Follow this link for more details about the Programme.



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