Be a Participant

Please read the necessary qualifications or watch the video to see if you can participate in the program. If you meet the requirements, click on the box that says “Apply.”

We will be accepting applications in the summer of 2018

Women Business Owners Required qualifications:

  • Holds citizenship in target countries and currently resides in Central America
  • Is at least 18 years of age
  • Currently owns at least 51% of the business
  • Has proven sales revenue
  • Has plans to grow/expand the business and will need access to capital to achieve goals
  • Speaks, reads, and writes in Spanish
  • Previous professional work experience outside of their own business
  • It is not necessary to have formal higher education

Candidates will be given priority for selection based on the following criteria:

  • Women with businesses that exhibit high growth potential
  • Applicants who have not had the opportunity to benefit from similar training programs in the past
  • Past evidence of leadership qualities, or an aptitude for business
  • Clearly communicated desire to use the network and knowledge gained throughout the program
  • Indigenous and Afro-Caribbean heritage

The applicationĀ closes mid-summer 2018