African Women in the Media 2018 Conference
The African women in the media conference is a two-day conference bringing together the largest gathering of female African media content producers from all over the world. Well-known speakers from journalism, film, communications, NGOs, as well as activists. The event will include training workshops, project presentations, and a Pitch Zone where freelancers can pitch story and programme ideas to international and national media. The event will bring together representatives from BBC, CNN, premier times Nigeria, TheCable and many more media outlets. Winners of the Awim production grant will be announced at the cocktail dinner. Would you like to give a Flashtalk? Send a 150 word outline of your talk to Awim@stringersafrica.com. The theme is Visible. It doesn’t have to be media-related. More details about how to win one of our production grants coming soon!
Taking Forward the Women’s Economic Empowerment Agenda
On November 29th to December 1st, 2017, the Women’s Economic Imperative (WEI) launched its collaboration with Wilton Park and AllAfrica as part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship activities in the United Kingdom. The event held at Wiston House in West Sussex, England included an action-oriented Forum on Taking Forward the Women’s Economic Empowerment Agenda. This Forum brought together a diverse group of approximately 60 participants from 26 countries representing government, civil society and the private sector. The Taking Forward the Women’s Economic Empowerment Agenda Forum was organized as part of WEI’s collective, ongoing response to the call to action issued by the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment on September 2016 and March 2017.