The AWIEF Awards are designed to highlight and celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs and business leaders who contribute to the transformation and development of Africa’s economy, creating jobs and opportunities across the continent. The awards take place during the annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship conference and exhibition to …Continue Reading
Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech start-ups will participate in the L’Afrique Excelle residency in Mali, a full-week bootcamp set to kick off the Francophone edition of the World Bank Group’s XL Africa, tech start-up accelerator. From March 24 to 30, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to network and learn from leading …Continue Reading
One Finance Limited [OneFi] today announces that it has secured a $5M debt facility for its consumer facing platform, Paylater. The facility comes from New York and Nairobi-based Lendable, a technology-enabled funding provider to African consumer and SME lenders. The debt facility will be used to deploy more loans to …Continue Reading
Managing Director and founder of Wimbart PR, Jessica Hope, has been named one of the UK’s leading communications professionals recognized for her work in the African market. Hope has over 13 years’ experience in public relations and has carved a niche in the pan-African technology PR market, after heading up …Continue Reading
African Women in Technology (AWIT) is a network of women who are creatively redefining the technology space in Africa and are key players in the world’s creative and innovative industries. The African Women in Technology Conference is scheduled to hold at Zone Tech Park in Lagos, Nigeria, from March 29 to …Continue Reading
You are invited to attend the Lionesses Africa Lean In event set to take place in London, in partnership with Hogan Lovells. The event will bring together senior female entrepreneurs who will share their experiences growing their successful businesses both on the African continent and in the Diaspora; along with …Continue Reading
Women often care for everyone else first before taking care of themselves. Join us for a stimulating panel discussion moderated by Chiddy Ukonne, Esq., Founder & CEO of IgniteHer, on what self love means in the professional workplace, how to create boundaries of self love, and pursue the things …Continue Reading
The African Diaspora Network, in honor of International Women’s Day invites you to celebrate, share aspirations and challenges, as the times we are living in require us to intentionally choose unity over division and hope over despair, for only when we are united can we overcome challenges. Dr. Copeland-Carson will …Continue Reading
AWIEF will host a business networking event to celebrate the economic and social achievements of women in Lagos. Speakers include: Vanessa Adams, Vice President, Country Support and Delivery, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Margaret Hirsch, Founder & Chief Operations Executive, Hirsch’s Homestore, South Africa Patricia Obozuwa, Director, …Continue Reading
Mary Olushoga, Founder of AWP Network will speak at Baruch College on Work Ethic within the African Diaspora. The event is set to take place on Tuesday, February 19 during Black Heritage Month and will include a panel discussion about cultural identities within the African diaspora and work ethic. …Continue Reading
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- Apply for the 2019 AWIEF Awards
- 20 Francophone African StartUps Accepted into the World Bank Tech Acceleration Program
- Nigeria’s OneFi secures $5mn debt facility from Nairobi-based Lendable
- Jessica Hope, Founder of Wimbart PR tops UK PR Power List
- The African Women in Technology Conference Comes to Lagos, Nigeria – Don’t Miss It!