The Team

Local experts and mentors. International advisers and organisations. Designers, investors, peer entrepreneurs, and future alumni.

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE NETWORK.

Funding

DFID

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme global poverty by creating jobs and building vibrant local economies.

NIKE FOUNDATION

The Nike Foundation, inspired by Nike’s belief in human potential, supports charities and non-profit organisations delivering positive change in communities. The Nike Foundation invests in and supports the Girl Effect and girls’ unique potential to end poverty for themselves and the world.

USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provides economic, developmental, and humanitarian assistance to help end extreme global poverty.

DFAT

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)’s purpose is to help make Australia stronger, safer and more prosperous by promoting and protecting our interests internationally and contributing to global stability and economic growth. The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the government. We work with other government agencies to ensure that Australia’s pursuit of its global, regional and bilateral interests is coordinated effectively.