Women, Innovation, Enterprise Network Inaugural Syposium in Africa


The Women, Innovation, Enterprise (WIE) Network is holding its first ever African symposium in Cape Town, South Africa, from 5th to 7th May 2013. It is set to feature headline speakers such as President Joyce Banda, Graca Machel, Patricia Amira, Saran Kaba Jones, Swaady Martin-Leke and Toyin Saraki. The inaugural WIE Africa is organised in partnership with Mrs. Toyin Saraki’s Wellbeing Foundation Africa .

WIE Africa EVite-March

“Over the years, the WIE Symposium has attracted an incredible lineup of thought leaders such as Nancy Pelosi, Jill Biden, Arianna Huffington, Melinda Gates, Sarah Brown, Queen Rania, Donna Karan, Diane von Furstenberg, Aerin Lauder, Jennifer Buffett, Ted Turner, Lauren Bush, Christy Turlington, Iman, Rosario Dawson and Nora Ephron.”

The WIE inaugural conference in Africa features inspiration and ideas from the most powerful women in business, politics, media, fashion, philanthropy and entertainment on the continent and beyond. The first symposium took place in New York and a follow-up in London. With Africa experiencing some of the fastest economic growth in the world, WIE aims to contribute to changing the perceptions of the continent by highlighting the trailblazers taking a central role in shaping the Africa of tomorrow.

For tickets and further event details, visit www.wienetwork.org

To reserve a table at the gala dinner contact: aequitas@wienetwork.org

Follow the @WIENetwork Twitter handle for live updates

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3 thoughts on “Women, Innovation, Enterprise Network Inaugural Syposium in Africa

  1. I support anything that will help African woman out of poverty and ignorance, however if it is another way of reinforcing neo colonial way of Life, I do not support it. I strongly agree with the notion that, If we want Africa to become another Europe, let us give the Europeans our Continent, they know how to do it than the most gifted among us

  2. Hello Ma,
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