Now a Virtual Summit, 16 - 18 November, 2020

The Largest Gathering
of Women and Girls in Africa

The Summit is now a virtual Summit!

Empowering Women and Girls IN AFRICA

The Women and Girls Summit (WAGS), which will take place on November 16-18, 2020, aims to prepare women of today and tomorrow to take on key leadership roles in all areas and across all industries to ensure that Africa realizes its full potential. The summit will offer unique opportunities for participants to network with leaders and key influencers from across the world. It will provide a platform for dialogue and knowledge-sharing and will serve as the birthplace for initiatives and institutions that will address the many challenges of women and girls in Africa.

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WAGS 2020 Summit Partners

WAGS 2020 Summit Partners

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Staff and Volunteers

Thanks to our incredible staff and volunteers, more than 1600 participants came together at the last summit in Abuja, Nigeria, in 2014. The next summit in Durban, South Africa, will take place at the Durban International Convention Center in 2020. Lend your support as we prepare to build a better future for Africa, and for us all.

WAGS 2020 Now Virtual november 16-18, 2020
Around the world we are all working on shutting down Covid-19. Here’s some great advice from Brenda Madumise-Pajibo from South Africa—follow WOMEN:

W– Wash your hands
O – Obey social distancing
M – Mask up
E – Exercise and eat well
N – No unnecessary travelling

Let’s stay healthy and safe. We’re all in this together.

WAGS 2020 Team