Africa women impact Summit & Awards 2023

inclusion, leadership Capacity & influence: the role of women in Africa’s economic and Political Future.

The event features prominent women who has made an impact in the live of people and development of the economy.

Meet Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, She served as the first female President of Mauritius from 2015 to 2018, thus making her the third woman to serve as Head of State of the country.

Born in 1959, Gurib finished her higher school education at Loreto convent Quatro Bornes before studying chemistry at the University of Surrey. She completed her PhD in organic chemistry at Exeter University before returning to Mauritius in 1987.

For her efforts as a scientist, Gurib-Fakim has been recognized worldwide, receiving the L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science, Laureate for the National and Economic Council, and the African Union Award for Women in Science.

Ameenah Gurib FakimIn 2019, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim received the “Trailblazing Award for Political Leadership” from the World Women Leaders Council in Iceland. In 2022, she serves on the Science Advisory Committee of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome. She will be speaking at the upcoming Africa Women Impact Summit (Afriwia) 3.0

DATE: 10TH, SEPT 2023

TIME: 05:00 PM


To attend, Sponsor or Exhibit at AWIS 2023 please contact us on

Instagram & Facebook: Afri_wis

To make a reservation call



Author afriwisadmin

More posts by afriwisadmin

Leave a Reply

Register Now