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  • From: 11/07/2012
  • To: 13/07/2012
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Second African Women’s Economic Summit, currently under way in Lagos, is a “summit of action”, said the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, when he addressed the conference on its opening day, 12 July.

Categories: Nigeria, Gender, African Women in Business Initiative


  • From: 19/10/2010
  • To: 23/10/2010
  • Location: Florence, Italy

Women entrepreneurs constitute one of the key drivers of Africa’s sustainable growth. As Africa’s lead development partner, the AfDB actively supports women entrepreneurs. Under the AWIB (African Women in Business) Initiative, Bank support to the World Association of Women Entrepreneur’s (FCEM) fifty-eighth congress aims at strengthening cooperation and business partnerships between African women entrepreneurs and global women business leaders.

Categories: Italy, Gender, African Women in Business Initiative


  • From: 19/03/2010
  • To: 20/03/2010
  • Location: The Windsor Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

The Africa Women’s Economic Summit will: Identify the issues that limit women’s access to financial products and services. Explore the business opportunities and innovations to expand the reach and scale of financial services to women at all income levels.

Categories: Kenya, Gender, African Women in Business Initiative, The President


  • From: 27/10/2009
  • To: 29/10/2009
  • Location: Cairo, Egypt

The First Pan-African Forum on Women’s Entrepreneurship Development (WED) in response to the financial and economic crisis – jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) under the patronage of the First Lady of Egypt, Her Excellency, Madam Suzanne Mubarak, – will be held from 27-29 October 2009 in Cairo, Egypt.

Categories: Egypt, African Women in Business Initiative, Financial Crisis, Private Sector


  • Date: 26/10/2009
  • Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Under its African Women In Business (AWIB) Initiative launched in 2004 by AfDB Private Sector Operations (OPSM) and as a side event to the 57th World Congress of FCEM- World Association of Women Entrepreneurs, the African Development Bank organizes a workshop on “Enhancing African Women In Business’ Development in the context of the crisis” to be held in the conferences’ center of Yaoundé, Cameroon on October 26th, 2009.

Categories: Cameroon, African Women in Business Initiative, Private Sector, Financial Crisis


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