Apply: World Bank SDGs&Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs (Funded to New York, USA) 2018

The World Bank SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) through their business operations.


  • Be a woman owner of a business that has been in operation for at least 3 years.
  • Own a micro-enterprise, with at least 1 and no more than 9 employees.
  • Have a loan eligibility of under USD $10,000 or annual sales of under USD $100,000.

Selection Criteria:

Entries will be screened by a university partner and then judged by an expert panel. Judges will determine the winners based on the impact on the SDGs, vision and purpose, and clarity of the entries.

Value of Competition:

The top winners will be recognized in September 2018 and will receive leadership training, mentoring and will be flown to New York City for an event at the United Nations in September 2018, where they will showcase their achievements.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2018.

How to Apply: Applicants should complete a short online template, describing their work and linking their initiative/product to 1 or more SDGs.