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The Woman Boss is a female-focused organization where we foster Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, where women and girls curate, collaborate, innovate, and grow. We provide women entrepreneurs with an inspiring community and an experiential process that catalyzes innovative thinking and enables them to successfully scale their businesses.
Our creation means stronger recognition as an economic development driver, creating public value, and becoming agents of positive change for women, globally. We foster economic development and are a catalyst for innovation for women and girls.
The Woman Boss aims to provide an ecosystem of support for women and girls that fosters intellectual capital and allows to leverage different learning platforms. We also believe that creating Women Bosses should start early. We provide leadership series for both professional women and young girls. We want to ensure that women and girls have the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to be successful.
2,501 Women & Girls Impacted
744 Women Entrepreneurs Reached
356 Women & Girls Mentored
To increase economic opportunities for women.
To connect, inspire, and support women and young girls, by promoting innovation and entrepreneurial learning, leadership skills, and being a catalyst for creative action.
The Woman Boss has made me realize that business isn’t all about investing or buying and selling, but more about networking and creating relationships and a rapport with businesses, most especially young women entrepreneurs. The Woman Boss has encouraged me to build my confidence and has taken me one step ahead in the success ladder.
CEO and Founder, Amie’s Cleaning Services
The Woman Boss has created a lasting impact in my life and business. It has provided me the opportunity to meet other women entrepreneurs, network and learn from them. Through The Woman Boss training, I was able to have a deeper understanding on business and most importantly, on finance. Thank you, The Woman Boss team, for this great opportunity.
CEO and Founder, Modest Modeling Agency
Zainab Ceesay is a knowledge-hungry, passion-driven, LLB graduate from the University of The Gambia. In 2019, she got connected to The Woman Boss through Marie Jeng, our Programs Officer at the time. With so much free time on her hands, she decided it was time to get engaged and start making an impact in her […]Read More
The COVID-19 global pandemic affected everyone and their businesses, putting a halt to production and productivity worldwide. In The Gambia, women, were left especially vulnerable as they make up a high percentage of startups and are the owners of most small businesses. Female and youth unemployment rose to 57.1% and 41.5% respectively, according to the […]Read More
A Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Project by School Ambassador, Oumie Faal Research has shown that most girls living in Rural Gambia lack menstrual hygiene awareness. During their time of the month, they utilize unhygienic and unsuitable cloths, which exposes them to different types of infections. They have little or no knowledge about reproductive tract infections caused […]Read More