Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Networking Breakfast

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Networking Breakfast U.S. Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia August 16, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Good morning. On behalf of the U.S. Embassy, I congratulate you—the first 31 Zambian women selected to participate in the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs! More than 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Lusaka ...
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U.S. Embassy, WECREATE, BongoHive Partner to Equip 100 Women Entrepreneurs

LUSAKA— On March 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of State launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program to support women entrepreneurs around the world.  As part of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative, AWE aims to equip women with practical skills needed to create sustainable businesses and enterprises.  At its core, ...
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft at the BongoHive Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Finale

Lusaka, Zambia November 16, 2018 Messrs. Muyangana and Lindunda, Co-founders of BongoHive, thank you very much for the invitation.  Thank you Emma Christie-Miller and other BongoHive team members for coordinating this program, visiting American trainer Nichelle McCall for being here, boot camp participants, ladies and gentlemen. Good morning.  It is always a pleasure to visit ...
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U.S. Government-Supported Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Empowers Over 200 Young Entrepreneurs in Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia—U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft today closed the 2017/2018 Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Finale for young Zambian entrepreneurs in collaboration with local innovation and technology hub BongoHive. The goal of the year-long bootcamp program was to support the development of youth entrepreneurship through skills training, strategies, and expert advice.  Over the past ...
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