The World Bank recently stated; “The rate of women’s entrepreneurship is high in Africa—higher than in any other region”. A point extenuating the inroads Africa’s women entrepreneurs have made on the path towards gender equality in the past decade.The Women in Business Challenge -- the business plan competition seeking women entrepreneurs presenting businesses with the potential for high growth and impact -- returns in its fourth edition.
Learn more about what's happening with women entrepreneurs in Africa here. Sign up for the Women in Business Challenge 2013: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Drive Growth.
Illustration credit: Nuba Foods (finalist in the Women in Business Challenge 2012)
Related article on women entrepreneurs: Enterprising Women 2012: Women Entrepreneurs Energize Economies (Page 3)