Growth Fellowship

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Growth Fellowship brought select graduates of the 10,000 Women online program 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 Fellowship and this year’s participants below.

 

The 10,000 Women Growth Fellows graduated from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women online.  You can access this free, online course for women entrepreneurs on Coursera. 

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Meet the 10,000 Women 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.

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.

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.