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APPLY: She Leads Africa and Huawei Fellowship Programme

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A general view shows the headoffice of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province on Feburary 21, 2011.  Huawei said it has taken the "difficult decision" to abandon its acquisition of US computer firm 3Leaf Systems, after a US panel voiced security concerns about the deal.    CHINA (STR/AFP/Getty Image)
A general view shows the headoffice of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong province  (STR/AFP/Getty Image)

Huawei and She Leads Africa (SLA) have opened applications for a week long innovation tour to Shenzhen and Shangai China, for top young women building technology companies across Africa.

The partnership provides the women an opportunity to visit Huawei HQ, China and receive behind the scenes experience with Huawei, network with peer entrepreneurs and develop relationships with investors/companies interested in doing business on the continent.

“In August a select group of Africa’s most promising young female technology entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to participate on an innovation exchange to China. This is a result of an exciting partnership between She Leads Africa and Huawei Technologies Ltd,” Huawei said in a press release.

Applicants must be women between the ages of 18-40  who are building technology business focused on Africa.

Applicants are required to send a pitch deck that summarizes their startup idea/business model for potential investors to [email protected], with the headline: Huawei fellowship (including first name/surname).

Applications close on April 30, 2015; register here.

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