From 2- 3 December 2021 women entrepreneurs and business and political leaders will gather at the international AWIEF Conference to accelerate woman’s entrepreneurship in Africa.
This two-day annual conference is an international renowned platform to promote and accelerate women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in Africa. There will be debates about what challenges need to be addressed and which solutions will pave the way for prosperity. Conference The AWIEF Conference features panel discussions, keynote speeches, workshops, exhibitions, knowledge sharing and awards. It’s a great opportunity for female entrepreneurs to grow their network, promote their business and get inspired by leading African women entrepreneurs who share their stories and lessons learned. Speakers As always, this year’s conference will feature a line-up of highly prestigious keynote speakers from Africa and outside the continent, to draw inspiration from. We will reveal the names later this year. To get an idea, check the speakers of 2020. Awards To honour and celebrate successful African business women who made an impact in their industry and showed excellence, there are prestigious awards handed out. These are the 8 categories: the young entrepreneur award, creative industry award, tech entrepreneur award, agri-entrepreneur award, energy entrepreneur award, social entrepreneur award, empowerment award and lifetime achievement award. The award ceremony is always one of the highlights of the event. This 7th edition of the AWIEF Conference & Awards will be a virtual event.