‘Empowering the African woman would strengthen family units, not break it’
My organisation is the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). It is a pan-African non-profit organisation that nurtures and actively promotes women’s innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa through its development programmes, accelerators, and networking events.
Women clamour for equal participation in national development agendas
The founder of founder Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), Irene Ochem has called for equal access, opportunities and participation of women in every sphere of national life.
Female entrepreneurs set to build region’s intelligence network
The founder and CEO of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), Irene Ochem at the launch of VALUE4HER, a joint initiative of CTA, AWIEF and the African Women in Agribusiness Network (AWAN), said the initiative will help women to develop agribusinesses....
Strategies arising from AWIEF Conference to impact African business landscape
The prestigious conference of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) held in Cape Town on 5 and 6 October has resulted in numerous strategies which could have a dramatic impact on the influence of African businesswomen and entrepreneurs in the continent’s socio-economic environment. Over 500 delegates, 60 speakers and 40 exhibitors took part.…
LASG pledges commitment to women development, commits N25 billion to small/medium scale businesses
Lagos State government has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing policies and programmes that will encourage more women participation in governance ...
AfDB, Lagos support funding for women entrepreneurship
To empower and provide solutions for women’s entrepreneurship growth in continent, Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has partnered with African Development Bank ...
AWIEF names Ara as cultural ambassador
The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has announced Nigerian singer and drummer, Ara, as its cultural ambassador.The announcement came a few weeks before the second edition of the Forum’s annual conference to be held between September 29 to 30, 2016, in Lagos.