• It aims to bridge the gap and empower women to succeed in their respective fields
Google announced three new initiatives aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs in Africa and providing them with the resources they need to succeed.
Folarin Aiayegbusi, head of Startup Ecosystem, Africa, announced the selected startups for the inaugural class of 'Google for Startups Accelerator Africa: Women Founders Cohort'.
"These women are tackling some of Africa's most pressing challenges, and we're excited to support them as they build the future," she said.
The 15 startups selected for the programme are from eight African countries and are creating innovative solutions that improve livelihoods.
Dorothy Ooko, head of communications, said they are committed to providing women entrepreneurs in Africa with access to funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities.
"Through our programmes, we aim to bridge the gap and empower women to succeed in their respective fields."