Game-changing female entrepreneurs of Sub-Saharan Africa - is your innovation driving positive change by bringing better health and nutrition to everyone? Harvest a healthier future by applying for the Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award 2022.
Expanding the access of medical supplies in Africa
Bayer Foundation has signed an agreement with African Medical Supply Platform (AMSP), supporting the digital marketplace to make Covid-19 vaccines and other medical supplies widely available across Africa.
Female Scientists Gather to Push for More Women in Leadership Roles
The lack of female representation in leadership roles in science is a critical issue, only further compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how the breakthrough Female Science Talents program from Falling Walls Foundation is stepping up to redress this imbalance here.
Offering life-saving ambulance services for Kenyans country-wide
Winner of the Bayer Foundation’s Women Empowerment Award Caitlin Dolkart is the co-founder of Flare, a subscription-based emergency-response platform, ensuring life-saving ambulance services for Kenyans all over the country.
Offering sex education for Nigerian youth through a private app
Talking about sex is considered a taboo in most communities across Nigeria, West Africa. This makes it hard for young people to get proper and judgmental-free sexual health education. Morenike Fajemisin, who is the founder and CEO of Whispa Health—a Nigerian startup focused on sexual and reproductive health, is ready to break that taboo.