The 10,000 Women Alumni Community

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Graduates of the full 10,000 Women course join other women entrepreneurs from around the world as part of a unique global community.

10,000 Women Alumni Benefits

Alumni have access to a range of resources and events to further their business growth, including networking receptions, additional training, live webinars delivered by experts, newsletters, and updates from the 10,000 Women team.

10,000 Women alumni have taken part in events around the world, elevating their businesses and networking with other incredible alumni and business leaders.

Program participants also  have the opportunity to engage in coaching and training programs after they graduate, including the annual Growth Fellowship. 

The 10,000 Women Growth Fellowship


Graduates of the full 10,000 Women collection of ten courses have the chance to attend a prestigious week-long Fellowship program to further encourage business growth.

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Growth Fellowship brings select graduates of the 10,000 Women course to New York City for a multi-day business coaching and training experience designed to help them take their business learnings to the next level.

Learn more about the 2019 Fellowship program and winners below. More details about the 2020 Growth Fellowship will be provided in the coming months.

Meet the 2019 Growth Fellows

From Kenya to Mexico, India to Uganda, these four entrepreneurs are running some of the most innovative businesses in their countries. These 10,000 Women Growth Fellows are leading and growing their businesses, and creating a ripple effect of impact in their communities. Learn more about some of the program's participants below:

Seanice

Group CEO, Blu Flamingo Digital Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa

Born in Uganda, former broadcaster Seanice Lojede is the co-founder and Group CEO of Blu Flamingo, a digital advertising agency with locations in five countries across Africa. After travelling the world and with a passion for communication, she returned from her studies in journalism and set up a digital advertising agency in her home country of Uganda. The company has since expanded into Rwanda, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria and employs dozens of staff.

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Wambui

Founder and CEO, Sprouts Kids Salon & Barbershop
Nairobi, Kenya

Having a son of her own, Wambui realized there were no children's hair salons and saw a gap in the market. Exactly a year later in 2013, Wambui and her team of four opened Sprouts Kids Salon for business. Six years on, Sprouts has grown to a team of 20 permanent members of staff and is the most recognized children's hair salon in Nairobi.

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Sweta

Founder and CEO, Miemaw
Surat, Gujarat, India

Miemaw is a tech startup company, formed by Sweta in 2016, in response to failed attempts in the collection of segregation of waste in household and commercial areas across India. The business developed a waste segregation monitoring mobile application, 'MiemawApp', towards the mission of attaining a greener India.

Monica

Founder and CEO, Ulalight
Mexico City

Ulalight designs and manufactures high-quality lights serving hotel, restaurant and residential clients. Monica acquired Ulalight in 2007 and transformed it with new clients and products. Ulalight fosters a collaborative culture to bring about the best of Mexico and it’s ancestral roots through the use of natural materials and the contribution of artisans, designers and creative communities.

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