Africa for Africa Women’s Conference will hold its 4th Pan African Transformational Leadership Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, as the continent marks the 60th anniversary of African Women’s Day.
In the context of AU Agenda 2063 and UN Women SDGs, advancing gender equality remains difficult and necessitates concerted efforts to effect change inside organizations in the public and private sectors.
African continent, with a focus on the full inclusion of women and the development of leadership.
“Transformational Leadership for global excellence and sustainable growth” is the summit’s topic for this year.
The summit will examine the strategies used by organizations to drive change and gender-balance their policies in order to include women economically and financially.
Women and men who are champions of change from all around Africa and the diaspora will grace the summit.
Hosting this summit at the start of Kenya’s new administration allows the influential parties a chance to hear women’s voices and participate in these discussions to convey their vision for a better Africa.
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Women were disproportionately affected by the economic and social effects, as the COVID-19 epidemic revealed.
Even fewer women were contributing to the economy because of the strains of balancing work and family, as well as the closing of schools and job losses in industries where women predominated.
This summit offers a chance to prioritize women in business and governmental planning and initiatives, as well as to incorporate gender perspectives into national laws and policies on a global and national level.
The conclusions of the two days of discussions will offer a chance to rethink, reframe, and reallocate resources to advance Agenda 2063 and UN SDGs goals utilizing gender lenses.
The dignitaries and prominent speakers anticipated include; former Vice President of Gambia, Her Excellency Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, and the President of Emeritus UN Women, Canada, Ms. Almas Jiwani.
Her Excellency Madam Angèle Makombo Counsellor of the Republic and Member of the Environment and Natural Resources Commission at the Economic and Social Council of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a multi-award winner and business women from Nigeria.
Ms. Ngozi Oyewole, founder and CEO of Noxie Limited, Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman, the Award-winning author of “Stand Out: How to Build Your Leadership Presence” from the USA, Ms. Faith Nkatha Gitonga Country Director-Cellulant Corporation & Non -Executive Director TechnoServe, Kenya and many more.
Additionally, the following countries will be represented;
Kenya, South Africa, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, France, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Libya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.