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Founder of AWP Network to join the Expert Panel on Economic Empowerment for Women in Nigeria

Hosted by The Guardian, Mary Olushoga, Founder of the African Women Power (AWP) Network will join the expert panel on women\’s economic empowerment in Nigeria tomorrow. The panel and discussion will take place on Thursday, November 3 from 2-3.30pm GMT to discuss how to encourage financial independence for women in Nigeria. Joining Mary Olushoga on …

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Apply: 2016 GEM-TECH Awards

The third annual Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology  (GEM-Tech) Awards by UN Women and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has opened its call for nominations. This prestigious global prize recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men (individuals and organizations) addressing the digital gender divide by embracing the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) …

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Columbia University Hosts Its 13th African Economic Forum

Scheduled to take place April 2, 2016 under the theme \”A Continent Connecting: Solutions from Within,\” this year’s conference will build upon last year’s theme of \”Build Africa Beyond Potential,\”  providing an opportunity for fresh views and further discussions about African innovations to African problems. The solutions to many problems are rooted in bridging gaps across …

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Women\’s Empowerment Handbook Cover Design Contest

  CSW60 will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14-24 March 2016. For years, thousands of representatives from NGOs and women’s organizations worldwide, as well as interested individuals, have come together with governments to collaborate on women\’s issues. The result of this UN session helps advance global human rights for …

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Apply: 2016 Women\’s Empowerment Principles Leadership Award

Nominations are now open for the prestigious 2016 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards, which recognizes business leaders for their exceptional championship of gender equality and support for the Women\’s Empowerment Principles. The awards salute concrete and innovative actions taken to advance the 7 Principles and particularly Principle 1: Leadership Promotes Gender Equality. Award recipients will have the opportunity …

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Procurement Opportunity – Do Business With UN Women

UN Women has a mandate to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. At this time, the organization requires a range of customizable promotional products with the official logo that will be used as visibility items in supporting the advocacy and campaigning efforts of UN Women. Eligible vendors may submit documentation as requested in response to this Expression …

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Nigeria’s Minister of Communication Technology Wins GEM Tech Award

Honorable Omobola Johnson, Nigeria’s 1st Minister of Communication Technology and founding chairperson of Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ), a non-governmental organization seeking to improve the success rate of female entrepreneurs as well as increase the proportion of women in senior positions in corporate organizations just won the GEM Tech Award. The GEM-TECH Awards is organized …

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