C. Moore Media launches “The Future is Female Mentorship Program.”

C. Moore Media launches “The Future is Female Mentorship Program.”

C. Moore Media has launched a Public Relations (PR) and communications mentorship program dubbed, “The Future is Female Mentorship Program” to provide business development needs to African Tech female founders.

The Female Mentorship Program aims to provide the underserved market of African female founders of early-stage start-ups with the PR and communications insights, knowledge, and skills needed to gain more visibility and grow their business.

At the beginning of the program, ten African female founders will be selected to participate and become members of the Class of 2020.

The program will take place virtually and participants in a group master class hosted on Zoom, followed by three online one hour, one-on-one sessions.

The program is complimentary and led by CMM MD/founder Claudine Moore with participation from CMM team members and corporate partners.

Special consideration will be given to start-ups which focus on health, education, finance, agriculture, and sustainability. Aside from that, start-ups that provide a solution to the needs of African women and girls will also receive special consideration.

At the end of the program, participants will own insights into the fundamentals of PR and communications,  understand how to leverage this knowledge to gain visibility, grow their business, and also build their brand.

Female founders who wish to apply must be  resilient, resourceful, savvy in building their tech-enabled business and having the following features to be eligible:

  • The business is less than two years old.
  • The business must be female-founded or have at least one woman who is part of the co-founder team.
  • The company is Africa-focused serving African markets or Africans in the Diaspora.
  • The company is an early-stage start-up (pre-series A investment).
  • The company must have a business plan in place.
  • The company must have a minimum viable product (MVP)
  • Founders must have launched your start-up and have initial traction (i.e., money, users, etc.)

The application portal is currently opened but will close at 11:59 pm (WAT) on Monday, June 29.

Successful female founders will be announced on July 20, 2020.

C. Moore Media (CMM) is an international public relations and communications agency founded in 2009 that provides integrated business strategy, communications, and public relations solutions in the USA, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean.