Now a Virtual Summit, 16 - 18 November, 2020


MOBILIZING POWERFUL VOICES  
   




H.E Graça Machel

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

Women and Girls Africa Summit

Now a Virtual Summit

November 16-18 2020

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.

A Virtual Summit EMPOWERING WOMEN & GIRLS

IN AFRICA

The Women and Girls Summit (WAGS), will now be a Virtual Summit 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, 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.

Confirmed SPEAKERS

Winnie Byanyima

WINNIE BYANYIMA
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UNAIDS

Eljadj As Sy

ELJADJ AS SY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
IFRC

Jackie Chimhanzi

JACKIE CHIMHANZI
CEO AFRICA LEADERSHIP

Sagri Singh

SAGRI SINGH
SENIOR ADVISOR OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT AT UNICEF

Sarah Henry

SARAH HENRY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CENTER FOR GENDER EQUALITY AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Ranahnah A. Afriye

RANAHNAH A. AFRIYE
CHIEF OF PARTY/ SOUTH AFRICA

Farzana Yaqoob

FARZANA YAQOOB
PRESIDENT, ASIA POLICY INSTITUTE, FORMER MIN. WOMEN DEVELOPMENT

Jordon Brooks

JORDAN BROOKS
MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT UNITED STATE OF WOMEN

Confirmed Speakers