The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge is the first-of-its-kind global competition for social entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to act to create the world we want by 2030. The WE Empower Challenge honors innovative women leaders from around the world who are pushing the SDGs forward through sustainable business practices and inspiring others to follow suit. The opportunity recognizes their innovative work and provides Awardees with capacity-building training sessions and opportunities to connect with an unparalleled global network to advance their enterprises. This program elevates and showcases the valuable contribution women entrepreneurs and business leaders can make toward the SDGs and solving the world’s greatest challenges.
WE Empower Pitch Night, hosted by Diane von Furstenberg, will be a dynamic evening event bringing together top business leaders, the media and other key influencers to participate in an innovative pitch competition with five impressive WE Empower Awardees from around the world. Each awardee will present her business to a panel of high-level experts for the opportunity to receive a $10,000 grant. The Pitch Night will run from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. EDT and be livestreamed on the Vital Voices homepage: https://www.vitalvoices.org/