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Africa women Impact Awards & Summit

Every year, the AFRICA WOMEN IMPACT AWARDS recognize women led organisations, individuals, investors including men who have supported the cause of women from across the world and those in Africa that have inspired excellence, encouraged innovation and through the same have been able to mobilise positive action in Africa and beyond towards ensuring equal opportunities for women in Africa, during the Gala Dinner.

The Awards Ceremony takes place as part of the major event scheduled alongside the AFRICA WOMEN IMPACT SUMMIT & AWARDS 2021 on the 18th November 2021, in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja, at the Sheraton Hotels & Tours.


Our mission is to inspire, validate and galvanise women towards the development and transformation of Africa.



Africa women impact summit aims to develop confident female leaders who are passionate about transforming Africa.


THE AFRICA WE WANT- Inclusion, leadership capacity and influence; The role of women in Africa’s economic and Political future


Confronting the stereotypes; Galvanizing the power of women in Reshaping the future of Africa




AFRICA WOMEN IMPACT SUMMIT (AWIS 2021) will aim to harness, validate, and amplify the contributions of African diaspora women in Africa’s growth, security and prosperity. In addition, our goals at this summit will be to help expand the African affairs workforce, advance women’s leadership in the workplace, and promote the critical role of the diaspora in Africa’s development.

Speakers will be drawn from different parts of Africa and the diaspora to discuss the challenging role of women in Africa’s economic and political structures and the priorities for promoting greater political and economic inclusion, agency and influence of women in the continent. It will also focus on the differing impacts of COVID-19 on women’s economic activities across various sectors, as well as along rural-urban and formal-informal economy lines. Here experts, technocrats, business leaders and social entrepreneurs will discuss how women led organizations are coordinating support for women who dare to show interest in top political, managerial and leadership space in their different communities across Africa



The GIA is a not-for-profit organisation and a product of strategic collaborations committed to the development of Africa through knowledge sharing, innovation promotion and technology advancement. It plays host to an annual conference tagged:

Global initiative for Africa forum”, that brings together leading international Speakers, CEOs, entrepreneurs/captains of industries, Policy Makers, intending investors in different sectors of the African economy; development partners dedicated to both private and public sectors in Africa, and hosts the continent’s top CEOs, international investors, experts and high-level policy makers annually under one roof for the sole purpose of encouraging responsible leadership, promoting partnership and encouraging fair trade between Africa and the rest of the world.

WEWE stands for we enabling women everywhere, it is also a network for indigenous brands, profiling, pitching and content development using mainstream media.

WEWE NETWORK AFRIQUE gives the public a cutting-edge privilege of experiencing a network that bridges the gap across Africa to be seen, heard and progressively expand in all sectors using multimedia and communications solutions.

There are very few platforms that offer engagement and visibility for indigenous brands, profiling, pitching and content development using mainstream media.

WEWE NETWORK AFRIQUE will engage intentionally using its content and programs to create awareness, sensitization, advocate and build networks that will be channeled towards productivity, engage the market space and the decision-makers.

Africa Advancement Forum is an Initiative of Foundation for Economic Advancement Advocacy, a non-governmental organization whose head office is located in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, the foundation specializes in organizing top-notch corporate events locally and internationally that seeks to map new transformations, enable ongoing dialogue, and support the search for solutions to pressing issues on the continent, as well as charting new economic possibilities for economies in Africa.

We provide safe spaces for discussion of key local and international issues with captain of industries, NGOs, Government agencies, International Organizations, Civil society groups and stakeholders in the various sectors of the economy.


Bilkisu Magoro Bilmor Ph.D
Co-Chair, Steering Committee Africa Women Impact Summit

Chief Executive Officer at Bilmor Technical and Vocational Centre

H.E Arikana Chihombori Quao
Patron, Global Initiative for Africa GIAA
Former AU Ambassador to the United State.
Adaora Onyechere
Head Women Affairs and Gender Cluster Committee African Union Ecosocc Nigeria


Director Policy Development, Research and Communications, Member Governing Board, Africa Women Impact Summit

H.E Justina Mutale PhD
Member of Advisory Council & Co-Chair, of Leadership Africa Women Impact Summit

Chancellor, intercontinental school of economics & Applied Science Uk

Patience Ndidi Key
Member of Advisory Board & Chair of Diaspora investment Affairs, Africa Women Impact Summit

P-Key Health Solutions
Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director and Immediate Past Chairman, Board of Directors NIDO Americas USA.

Barr. Elsie Appau-Klu (MRS.)
Member of Advisory Council & Chair of innovation Africa women Impact Summit
Dr. David James Egwu
Member of Governing Board & Executive Director, Strategy & Innovation Africa Women Impact Summit
Dr. Amb. Utchay Odims
Co-Founder, Global Initiative for Africa

Member of Governing Board & Chair of Gender mainstream, Africa Women Impact Summit