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AWIEF and Victoria's Secret partner to launch Growth Accelerator in Nigeria - Call for applications
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces the launch of its Growth Accelerator programme in Nigeria, in partnership with iconic global brand Victoria's Secret & Co. 22 Feb 2024 Read more

AWIEF Growth Accelerator for South Africa in partnership with Nedbank - Call for applications
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) calls for applications for the 2024 cohort AWIEF Growth Accelerator for South Africa, in partnership with Nedbank. 8 Feb 2024 Read more

Winners of 2023 AWIEF Awards announced
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced the winners of the 2023 AWIEF Awards during a glamorous awards ceremony that took place on Friday night in Kigali, Rwanda. 14 Nov 2023 Read more

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to receive inaugural AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is pleased to announce that FIFA's first female and non-European secretary general, Fatma Samoura, has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award. 2 Nov 2023 Read more

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces finalists for 2023 AWIEF Awards
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is delighted to announce the finalists for its 2023 AWIEF Awards. 21 Sep 2023 Read more

Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe to deliver keynote at AWIEF2023 Conference in November in Kigali
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has confirmed that esteemed South African businesswoman, philanthropist, and fashion entrepreneur, Precious Moloi-Motsepe will deliver a keynote address at the 2023 edition of their prestigious annual AWIEF Conference and Awards. 22 Aug 2023 Read more

Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to speak at Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum 2023
Amid the excitement around the Fifa Women's World Cup 2023, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is thrilled to announce Fatma Samoura, Fifa secretary general, as a keynote speaker at the AWIEF2023 Conference in Kigali. 8 Aug 2023 Read more

AWIEF2023 speakers: Meet the driving forces behind Rwanda's emergence as an economic and digital hub
Join us at AWIEF2023, the premier conference empowering women in African business leadership and entrepreneurship, happening in Kigali, Rwanda on 9 and 10 November, in partnership with Rwanda's Ministry of ICT and Innovation and Rwanda Convention Bureau. 2 Aug 2023 Read more