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WAGS 2020 new date november 15-18, 2020
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Women and Girls Summit (WAGS 2020) has been postponed to November 15-18, 2020. The good news is that it’s still happening at the Durban International Convention Center in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Registration remains open, and we are still accepting submissions of papers, speakers, sessions and exhibit booth requests. Visit If you have any questions about the WAGS 2020 Summit, please reach out to us.

While Covid-19 has caused global shifts, we’ve also adjusted to using other means to get things done. As we gear up to our new summit date, we hope you will join us for our series of free global webinars! Our first webinar kicks off on Wednesday 27th May at 10AM EST/ 2PM GMT/ 4PM CAT.

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Women & Girls Africa Summit 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

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of Women and Girls in Africa

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Empowering Women and Girls IN AFRICA

The Women and Girls Summit (WAGS), which will take place at the International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa from November 15-18, 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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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.

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