The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), the Organization of American States (OAS) and PepsiCo Latin America, in a joint effort to create better opportunities for young women in the Americas, announced The Young Woman Entrepreneur Award 2017.
This award is open to women entrepreneurs who participated in the previous editions of TIC Americas or Eco Challenge and who through their entrepreneurship, have positively impacted other women in their efforts to enter the formal labor market.
The project must be underway and contribute to the empowerment of other women in the areas of education, labor transition, employability and/or labor skills. The project must also have a demonstrable impact and potential to be replicated in the Latin American and Caribbean region.
The winner of the Young Woman Entrepreneur Award 2017 will receive a full scholarship to participate in the TIC Americas final to be held in Mexico in June 2017 and a cash prize of US $5,000 USD. This unique opportunity also facilitates access to new markets, investment opportunities, contact networks and hemispheric recognition.