Durban, South Africa, 9 - 12 June, 2020


MOBILIZING POWERFUL VOICES  
   




Young Woman Speaking

This Summit brings together  global, regional and community thought leaders & influencers

INVITED SUMMIT SPEAKERS

Women and Girls Africa Summit

Durban International Conference Center

June 9-12 2020, Durban, South Africa       

The women and girls summit fosters crucial dialogue that will lead to the development of initiatives, programs and institutions that address the challenges of women and girls in Africa. Please find a current list of invited wags 2020 speakers below. Stay tuned! We will be adding to this list as new speakers are confirmed.

EMPOWERING WOMEN & GIRLS

 IN AFRICA

The Women and Girls Summit (WAGS), which will take place at the international conference center, Durban, South Africa from June 9-12, 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, knowledge-sharing and mentoring and will serve as the birth place for initiatives and institutions that will address the many challenges of women and girls in Africa in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

INVITED SPEAKERS

AMINA MOHAMMED

AMINA MOHAMMED

DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL, UNITED NATIONS

TREVOR NOAH

TREVOR NOAH

SOUTH AFRICAN COMEDIAN AND HOST OF THE DAILY SHOW

YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA


YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA

SINGER SONGWRITER

 

TARANA BURKE

TARANA BURKE

FOUNDER THE ‘ME TOO.’ MOVEMENT

DR. GITHINJI GITAHI
DR. GITHINJI GITAHI

GROUP CEO
AMREF HEALTH AFRICA

KARL HOFMANN

KARL HOFMANN

PRESIDENT & CEO, PSI

DR. NATALIA KANEM

DR. NATALIA KANEM

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
UNFPA

PHUMZILE MLAMBO-NGCUKAEN

PHUMZILE MLAMBO-NGCUKAEN

UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UN WOMEN

DR. PRECIOUS MOLOI-MOTSEPE

DR. PRECIOUS MOLOI-MOTSEPE

CO-FOUNDER AND CEO, MOTSEPE FOUNDATION

CO-CHAIR, MAVERICK COLLECTIVE, AN INITIATIVE OF PSI

ELHADJ AS SY

ELHADJ AS SY

SECRETARY GENERAL

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT SOCIETIES (IFRC)

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