Overview

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CONFERENCE THEME

Equity, Impact and Inclusive Growth towards Agenda 2030

 

PROGRAMME FEATURES

  • Keynotes & Plenaries
  • Panel Discussions
  • Workshops/Masterclasses
  • Spotlights
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Pitch Competitions
  • Project Launches
  • Networking Cocktail Reception
  • AWIEF Awards Gala
  • Post-Conference Site Visits/Tours

SESSION TOPICS

Thematic areas for plenary presentations and panel discussions include:

  • Female entrepreneurship success stories
  • Education and capacity requirements for inclusive growth and transformation
  • Understanding new trends in technology and innovation, including Fintech and Agritech
  • Access to finance and financial inclusion
  • Food security and engaging young women in agri-entrepreneurship and farming innovations
  • Women and the new digital economy (access, literacy and entrepreneurship)
  • The creative industries and opportunities for women (design; fashion, accessories & retail; food technology; film & media)
  • Infrastructure (including energy and ICT) and increasing women’s participation in the sector
  • Country government participation's and presentations – learning from reforms of national gender and empowerment systems.