African Women in the Media 2018 Conference
The African Women in the Media Conference will bring together the largest gathering of female African media content producers from all over the world. The conference to be held June 21st to the 22nd will welcome well-known speakers from the journalism, film and communications sectors as well as NGOs and activists. The conference will include training workshops, project presentations and a Pitch Zone where freelancers can pitch their ideas to international and national media, namely, to representatives from BBC, CNN, Premier Times Nigeria and TheCable, among others. Additionally, a part of the conference will be dedicated to Awim Production Grant awards ceremony.
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 our 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.