We make female impact founders shine

The “HIDDEN GEMS PROGRAMME” by FASE and Benefactum Consulting strives to put amazing female impact entrepreneurs with migrant backgrounds into the limelight. Together, we polish your personal leadership skills and investment readiness and build a positive, appreciative community that helps you master your next growth steps. Would you like to join and receive actionable support from us? Discover how you can participate or recommend a “hidden gem” you know. Saja Chander, Simone Pourier (FASE) and Leanne Mair (Benefactum) are excited to empower you!

How to participate in our programme

Which gems we are looking for:

  • You are a female founder with a migrant background, leading an European social venture  
  • Your company creates positive impact  
  • The market loves your product/service  
  • You expect a significant growth in the next 1-3 years  
  • You can attend 5 online sessions from May to June 2024, and a grand closing event* in early July 2024 in The Hague.

How to get ready to shine:

  • Apply via our short and easy registration form and join an amazing group of female impact entrepreneurs
  • If at first glance you are eligible, we will ask you to send a video or short presentation that illustrate your motivation to apply for this programme
  • We will invite 20 applicants for an interview
  • 10 Hidden Gems will be selected and announced

* regular travel costs will be covered

The programme timeline

Do you have questions or want to recommend a hidden gem?

Questions about the programme?

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Join us and shine!

This programme is kindly supported by Social Enterprise NL. For any questions about the programme or for recommending a Hidden Gem, please contact Saja Chander at schander@fa-se.eu.