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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Conference

5 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The third Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) conference and exhibition event will take place at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on 5-6 October 2017. It will feature international and local speakers covering the theme ‘Equity, Impact and Inclusive Growth towards Agenda 2030′.

The interactive sessions have been designed to bring together Africa’s next generation of emerging and leading women in business, entrepreneurs, SMEs and SMMEs, corporate companies and business service providers, investors, government officials, international organisations and NGOs.

The two-day conference will incorporate knowledge and experience-sharing panel discussions, keynote speeches, workshops and breakout sessions covering a variety of topics across different themes.

Some of the speakers at the conference include:

  • Annette Rosencreutz, CEO, Brandflight AB, Sweden
  • Bulelwa Makalime-Ngewana, CEO, Cape Town Partnerships, South Africa
  • Farai Simoyi, President and Creative Director, Farai Inc., US
  • Jeanne Groenewald, founder & md, Elgin Free Range Chickens, South Africa
  • Judy Dlamini, founder and executive chairman, Mbekani Group, South Africa
  • Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development, South Africa
  • Marek Zmyslowski, frontier and emerging markets online business expert, HotelOlga, Nigeria;
  • Michelle Olckers, managing partner, Mazars, South Africa
  • Mohau Pheko, CEO, The Mohau Group and former South African Ambassador to Japan and Canada
  • Nozipho January-Bardill, executive director, Bardill & Associates and former South African Ambassador to Switzerland
  • Sarah Collins, founder of Wonderbag, South Africa
  • Sharron McPherson, founder and executive chair, Women’s Enterprise Development Initiative, South Africa
  • Swaady Martin, founder and CEO YSWARA, South Africa
  • Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, CEO, The Desmond Tutu Tutudesk Campaign, South Africa
  • Tim Harris, CEO, WESGRO, South Africa
  • Waheed Olagunju, md, Bank of Industry, Nigeria

For more info please visit: https://www.awieforum.org/


5 October 2017 @ 8:00 am
6 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm