This Summit brings together global, regional and community thought leaders & influencers
Women and Girls Africa Summit
Durban International Convention Center
November 15-18 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
The Women and Girls Summit (WAGS), which will take place at the international convention center, 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, 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.
WINNIE BYANYIMA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UNAIDS
ELJADJ AS SY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, IFRC
JACKIE CHIMHANZI CEO AFRICA LEADERSHIP
SAGRI SINGH SENIOR ADVISOR OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT AT UNICEF
SARAH HENRY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CENTER FOR GENDER EQUALITY AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
RANAHNAH A. AFRIYE CHIEF OF PARTY/ SOUTH AFRICA
FARZANA YAQOOB PRESIDENT, ASIA POLICY INSTITUTE, FORMER MIN. WOMEN DEVELOPMENT
JORDAN BROOKS MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT UNITED STATE OF WOMEN