3rd AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM
CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

5-6 OCTOBER 2017
CENTURY CITY CONFERENCE CENTER

CAPE TOWN

SOUTH AFRICA


     In collaboration with cape-town-convention-bureau-logo

WHY ATTEND?

JOIN

Africa’s top women entrepreneurs, leaders in innovation and top economic transformers from diverse sectors.

CONTRIBUTE

to the exchange of ideas, approaches and good practices in the area of promoting empowerment, innovation and entrepreneurship for women.

FIND

measures to improve access to finance to women entrepreneurs through a comprehensive programme.

EXPLORE

the role of various intermediaries such as social enterprises, associations, foundations, NGOs, and micro-finance institutions towards enhancing and facilitating women innovation.

MOBILIZE

media attention to strategic responses to women entrepreneurship challenges in Africa.

CELEBRATE

the accomplishments of trend-setting women entrepreneurs and professionals in key sectors of the African economy.

PROMOTE

intra-Africa and inter-continental trade and collaborations and link the informal rural productive sectors with formal business environments.

LEARN

about SDGs as they relate to African women empowerment.

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KEYNOTES

H.E. MS LINDIWE ZULU

Minister of Small Business Development

Republic of South Africa

 

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AfDB)

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DIANA OFWONA

Regional Director

UN Women, West and Central Africa

Senegal

ANNETTE ROSENCREUTZ

CEO

Brandflight AB

Sweden

MOHAU PHEKO

CEO

The Mohau Group

South Africa

NOZIPHO JANUARY-BARDILL

Executive Director

Bardill & Associates

South Africa

 

JUDY DLAMINI

Founder & Executive Chairman

Mbekani Group

South Africa

SHARRON MCPHERSON

Founder & Executive Chair

Women’s Enterprise Development Initiative (WEDISA)

South Africa

MICHELLE OLCKERS

Managing Partner

MAZARS

South Africa

THANDEKA TUTU-GXASHE

CEO

The Desmond Tutu Tutudesk Campaign

South Africa

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African Women have a responsibility to fill the gaps left by the social system that has retarded progress by neglecting the empowerment of women. The time has come for women to foster the paradigm shift, the time has come for women to do what only women can do for women, the time has come for women to change the status quo for better.

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African Women understand the rhythm of the African Clime from the Boardroom to the Kitchen, and from the farmland to the market. As young executives and mothers, they build the economy and the future. They constitute a repose of ideas for positive transformation across the continent.

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