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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Wins the Associations Advance Africa Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion

AWIEF is proud and excited to announce that, during the 2021 Africa Association Summit, AWIEF was selected as Winner of the Award!

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) was recently shortlisted as a finalist for the inaugural Associations Advance Africa Awards in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion (particularly of Women and Youth)”. AWIEF is proud and excited to announce that, during the 2021 Africa Association…

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AWIEF announces high-powered global speakers to lead discussions on post-pandemic recovery and economic growth at AWIEF2021 Conference in December

The 7th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) conference will take place on 2nd and 3rd December 2021

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) has announced speakers for its prestigious and flagship annual conference that hosts high-level industry experts, business and public sector thought leaders from across Africa and the world. The 7th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) conference will take place on…

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Announces Call for Nominations for AWIEF Awards 2021

AWIEF Awards cover emerging and established entrepreneurship in the private and not-for-profit sectors

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) opens the nominations for the 2021 annual AWIEF Awards. Currently in its fifth edition, the prestigious AWIEF Awards recognise, honour, and celebrate women entrepreneurs and business owners in Africa and across various industry sectors for their  achievements and contribution to Africa’s…

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Applications Officially Open for South African Women to Join the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

South African women entrepreneurs are invited to apply until July 11, 2021

The U.S. Embassy in South Africa and the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) are once again partnering to implement the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa program. Currently in its third year, another 125 participants will be selected nationwide for the 2021 cohort. This brings total participation in the program…

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Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, DHL Express and Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) launch Game-Changing Business Skills App in South Africa, bringing free training to thousands of women entrepreneurs

This vital initiative comes at a crucial time: COVID-19 has drastically changed the way women entrepreneurs everywhere live and work

The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, DHL Express and AWIEF (www.AWIEForum.org) are today launching a ground-breaking partnership to bring vital entrepreneurial skills and support to women across South Africa. The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s HerVenture mobile learning app has been developed specifically for women who own micro, small and…

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Nedbank and Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Partner for the Fourth Cohort of the AWIEF Growth Accelerator

The accelerator provides capital-raising support for growth, scale and sustainability

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) is hosting the fourth cohort of its flagship AWIEF Growth Accelerator, sponsored by Nedbank. Access to finance is the most cited challenge to the growth of women-owned businesses in Africa. Bankability and investment readiness are major impediments to attracting business finance.…

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum announces Call for Applications for Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator Programme

The Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator will take place over a period of eight weeks from 15th March to 7th May 2021

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (AWIEForum.org) in 2020 launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy” in partnership with the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) (AWDF.org). The programme is implemented in Malawi and Nigeria. AWIEF is pleased to announce the call for applications…

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Her Excellency Fatoumata CM Jallow Tambajang and her commitment to serve the people of Africa

Mrs Tambajang has, through her illustrious political career, continued to commit to her life’s call of being in service to the people of the continent she loves

‘I have always been guided by the belief that the African Union Committee (AUC) and Africa as a continent have the vast resources, opportunities, and potential to advance successfully and achieve the aspirations set out in Agenda 2063, “The Africa We Want”, addressing pressing issues affecting the continent’ - Fatoumata CM…

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Winners of the 2020 AWIEF Awards Announced and Celebrated at the 6th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Virtual Conference and Awards

The two-day event aimed to explore post-pandemic recovery for the African markets, and to address women’s economic empowerment

The 6th edition of the benchmarking Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (http://www.AWIEForum.org) conference and awards held on December 2 and 3, 2020 hosted more than 60 African and global thought leaders across business and politics who shared insight and thought leadership. The flagship event was attended by the…

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AWIEF2020 Virtual Conference adds Prestigious Keynote Speakers

This year the conference is themed ‘Reimagining Business and Rebuilding Better’ and will be held on 2-3 December 2020

With the focus on rebuilding economies in Africa post-Covid, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) has added highly prestigious keynote speakers to its programme for its annual conference which is online this year. These include the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretary General, Wamkele Mene, the…