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Women In Africa Forum: Encourage, Motivate, Empower, Transform
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Women In Africa Forum: Encourage, Motivate, Empower, Transform

Africa is filled with a lot of investment opportunities, as a result of the rapid growth in the middle-class of several countries. This can be attributed the blossoming free market in many of these countries, and to their governments getting more transparent. But…. There were few women actively involved. It was time for a wake-up call.

11/12/2013 to 11/14/2013
When: November 12-14
Where: Chandaria School of Business and USIU
Contact: Sarah Mercer
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The maiden edition of the Women in Africa Conference, took place in Nairobi, Kenya, October 17th-18th, 2012. "TIME TO INVEST” was the theme for the women of Africa to get up and tap into the great untapped resources and opportunities available. The main objectives were:To bring together current and future entrepreneurs and leaders.To emphasize to them that the time to invest in women is now, more than ever.To sit down and brainstorm, network, mentor and forge a way forward.To change their perspectives that business was not just for men and destroy the mentality that women cannot make it in business.In the midst of ‘nothing’ that there is something there exceptional just waiting to happen.Great women with brilliant minds who had gotten the ‘wake-up’ call earlier on, graced the occasion as speakers to motivate women around the continent to take charge. The Second annual Women in Africa Conference promises to be a vibrant and women-empowering event, with topics like:

·Strengthening Gains - Paying it Forward

·Public Space - Getting it Done

·The Next Generation

·and many more!

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