Call for Entries: APO Group African Women in Media Award

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 APO Group, a leading pan-African communications and business consultancy will hold the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa.

The award will be bestowed to the winner at the 6th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum’s (AWIEF) Virtual Conference and Awards hosted on second to third of December 2020. Its theme will be:  ‘Reimagining Business and Rebuilding Better.’

AWIEF’s prestigious annual event is a platform that sees global thought leaders, industry experts, policymakers, academics, development organisations and investors gather  in order to hold  dialogue, connect, network, share, collaborate and transact in a combined effort to boost Africa’s entrepreneurship ecosystem for women.

  “The launch of our inaugural award in 2019 was successful in putting a spotlight on the work of female journalists sharing the stories of women entrepreneurs in Africa,” said Nicolas Pompigne- Mognard, chairman and founder of APO Group.

Entries for the award must offer valuable insights into African female entrepreneurs while appealing to a global audience. It is open to African woman journalists and bloggers, whether directly employed or freelancers, working in the continent of Africa who have produced a story that has been broadcast or published in English, French, Portuguese or Arabic in the form of a printed publication, a television feature, a radio story, a website or a blog whose primary audience is based in Africa.

Stories must have been broadcast or published between 1st January and 31st October 2020.
 They are judged based on content, writing, analysis, creativity, human interest and community impact and they must be submitted in electronic format.


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