The third edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program, the only PR and communications mentorship program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders, has announced the 25 finalists for this year. In this edition, the program received 343 applications from 36 different African countries, translating to a 91% increase compared to the applications received in the 2021 edition. C. Moore Media launched the inaugural edition in 2020 on Africa Day.
The finalists for the 2022 program come from a range of African countries. The selected finalists are:
In celebration of Africa Day 2022, C. Moore Media, International Public Relations (CMM), a New York-headquartered PR agency focusing on the US, UK, and African markets, announces the launch of the third edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program. The initiative is a complementary Public Relations (PR) and communications mentorship program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders.
The Future is Female Mentorship Program is the first and only PR and communications program dedicated exclusively to African women in tech. It was initially launched in 2020 to give back to African female tech founders at a time when businesses around the world were reeling from the effects of the pandemic. The program was created to support African female tech founders often unsupported in the male-dominated tech world and received incredible feedback from the African and global tech ecosystem. Read More
New York, NY – August 2021 – C. Moore Media, International Public Relations (CMM), a New York-headquartered PR agency focusing on the US, UK, and African markets, announces a partnership with TechCabal and The Future is Female Mentorship Program. TechCabal is a pan-African tech publication chronicling innovation and technology developments across Africa, and The Future is Female Mentorship Program is a PR and Communications program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders. Read More
Spend just a few moments scrolling through certain corners of Twitter and you’ll see someone asking why a platform that brought them customers, partners, or investors should be free. Or talk to a woman whose business was covered by Forbes or a young activist who makes the 30 Under 30 list and ask them what opportunities it brought.
In today’s age of self-promotion and online noise, Public Relations, or PR, is a critical skill. It can be the difference between a business failing and becoming a household name. For some people, promoting themselves in public is easy, but for most, it needs to be learned. That’s where the Future is Female Mentorship Program comes in. The program, run by C. Moore Media International Public Relations (CMM), is for African female founders of tech companies. “As a Black female founder myself, I understand the challenges Black and African female founders and entrepreneurs.. Read more
C. Moore Media International Public Relations’ MD & Founder, Claudine Moore has been named the winner of the Best Leader in Public Relations and Communications at the 2021 Davos Communications Awards.
The Davos Communications Awards are global awards that honours individuals and organizations around the world, who demonstrate exceptionally professional work in public relations, marketing, branding, social media, CSR and leadership.
Claudine won the award due to her outstanding leadership and proven ongoing achievements in reshaping Africa’s narrative, and being a champion of global diversity by pushing the visibility of African businesses in global media and promoting the positive narrative for Africa and African business in the diaspora. She was also recognized for her career moving up through leadership positions in global agencies, including Hill&Knowlton Strategies where she was the first Black person to hold a regional leadership role in the company’s 100+ year history.
See the full list of 2021 winners here
One thing African startup founders will tell you is, launching a startup here is a lot more difficult compared to other better-developed ecosystems across the world. When you’re in a space where established startups are struggling to scale, you can imagine what it’ll be like for early-stage startups, not to talk of the considerably marginalised female-led ones.
Early-stage startups have a lot to juggle, from operations to funding, and sometimes the public relationships aspect of the business just ends up suffering. In a bid to deal with this challenge, New York-based Public Relations company C. Moore Media launched the Future is Female Programme geared at providing mentorship in PR and other business development skills for African tech female founders. Read More
New York-based public relations (PR) company C. Moore Media has launched the second edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Programme, a PR and communications mentorship programme dedicated to the business development needs of African tech female founders.
The Future is Female Mentorship Programme aims to provide the underserved market of African female founders of early-stage startups with the PR and communications insights, knowledge, and skills needed to gain visibility and grow their business.
Aimed at African women based on the continent or in the diaspora, launching or growing a tech business for African markets or serving Africans in the diaspora, the programme selected 12 startups for its inaugural edition last year, and has now opened applications for round two. Read More
C. Moore Media, International Public Relations (CMM), a New York-headquartered PR agency focusing on the US, UK, and African markets, announces a partnership with Africa Communications Week (AfricaCommsWeek) and the second edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program. AfricaCommsWeek is a global platform that builds bridges between communications professionals focused on Africa’s transformation. The Future is Female Mentorship Program is CMM’s flagship PR and communications program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders. The program is the first of its kind dedicated to African women in tech.
Partnering with AfricaCommsWeek enables The Future is Female Mentorship Program to bring further world-class and Pan-African PR expertise from additional leading experts, complementing the award-winning global and Africa regional PR expertise at CMM. Read More
This year marks PRovoke Media sixth annual Innovator 25 class in EMEA. Once again, this year’s list features remarkable innovators who are addressing the industry’s challenges with ingenuity and creativity to make meaningful (and hopefully lasting) change at time when it’s needed more than ever. This tumultuous year has forced the industry to embrace change and reimagine the future of work, campaigns and live events. Read More
Women-led businesses and entrepreneurs grapple with several challenges that constrain their growth and profitability. But a woman-led public relations firm is paying it forward and offering a complimentary mentorship programme to women-led and owned tech startups in Africa.
Headquartered in the concrete jungle of New York, C Moore Media is the brains behind the mentorship programme that will see 12 African women-led tech businesses participate in a four-month programme aimed at educating them about the fundamentals of PR and Communications. And how to use it to build, strengthen and propel their businesses to greater heights. Read More