Transcending gender norms one entrepreneur at a time
Gentr is an online girls entrepreneurship development program and network. It allows high school girls in the developing world to transcend gender norms by going through the process of starting their own companies. Gentr gives girls the opportunity to collaborate with other students across different countries, develop leadership skills and income potential, and improve their status in their communities.
Gentr strives to provide girls with new skills, a new mindset, and a new confidence in their ability to successfully enter the business world.
SCHOOLS IN 2016 PILOT
Petals High School (Kangemi, Kenya)
Ben Bela Secondary School (Zanzibar, Tanzania)
Expand to more countries, to girls and later, youth all over the world
Establish online international network of mentors, available as resources for students in Gentr's entrepreneurship program
Establish online international network of students who can collaborate with each other