A 5-module acceleration program to implement and scale up your solution.
ONLINE, GLOBAL • ACCELERATION • OTHER
Leveraging Entrepreneurship to transform Care into an Inclusive opportunity in Asia-Pacific
April 15, 2021 - June 13, 2021
The UN Women Care Accelerator aims to identify and promote women-led and/or women impacting enterprises to build innovative solutions aiming to turn the unequal care burden put on women into opportunities that benefit women, families, and communities. The program supports entrepreneurs who try to transform caregiving challenges into employment and business opportunities, provide products, services, or tech solutions that can make care more accessible and affordable, and improve the overall quality of care services on and offline.
Be part of the change
Become part of the regional community!
Join the network of outstanding entrepreneurs from across Asia-Pacific, committed to promoting women’s economic participation and advancing gender equality in the care industry.
Amplify the impacts you are making!
Get support and learn more opportunities to boost your business and contribute to enabling a more inclusive, equal culture in the care industry.
Photos: UN Women/Olivia Owen & Nicolas Axelrod
All applications must comply with some of the following criteria.
Women-led and/or women impacting enterprises in the Care Industry* in Asia Pacific;
Aiming to boost women’s participation in the care economy;
Providing products or services, including child and elderly care, with an aim to make care more accessible and affordable to all;
Providing products or services that can improve the quality of care, including upskilling and certification;
Offering innovative solutions to enable a more gender-inclusive culture in the care industry and promote the equal share of care responsibilities between men and women;
Having a registered enterprise, minimum viable product (MVP), or already having first paying customers in the care industry;
*Health-Tech solutions will be taken into consideration only if they have a clear focus on care.
Launch of Open Call
15 April 2021
Close of Applications
13 June 2021
Training and Selection of The Winners
28 June 2021
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