Tag Archives: African Women Entrepreneurs

Women Empowerment Will Be Africa’s Second Liberation

Women Empowerment

The Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum launched August 2017 in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam with a call on Women Empowerment to take centre stage in Africa’s economic liberation. The forum is an initiative of the Graça Machel Trust and celebrates the critical role women play in development. It also provides a platform to showcase women’s leadership and how that can be used …

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Kenyan Artist Almaz to keep indigenous music alive


Mary Hamboga Matufi, a Kenyan musician and songwriter known in showbiz as Almaz says dropping out of school for lack of funds to continue her education and her society’s preference to push enterprising males than females up the academic ladder was still not enough to quell her desires to pursue her passion for music. “I was forced to drop out …

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Women Entrepreneurs Around World gather in Atlanta for First Global Institute

The Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts launched the Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Institute (GWEI) in Atlanta, Georgia from November 1-4, 2015. The four-day event was birthed from the highly successful Africa Atlanta 2014, a citywide yearlong series of events highlighting Atlanta as the nexus for reinventing the cultural and economic bonds among Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This …

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