Date: December 11, 2019.

Theme: Developing Female Transformational Leaders: A New Paradigm for Growing Emerging Economies.

Venue: Dubai, UAE.

The South America-Africa-Middle East-Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS) is an unprecedented flagship summit aimed at bringing together the most influential and prominent women as well as key stakeholders from these regions, under one roof, to discuss the need to recognize and harness the untapped and profitable opportunities that women economic and political engagements represent. The Summit has proven to be the premier gathering of women and key stakeholders from South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, with a record attendance of delegates from 35 countries in the maiden 2013 edition to date. The 2019 edition promises to be even bigger.

On the Margins of the 72nd U.N. General Assembly

September 21, 2017


Sustainability, which has been generally defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs;’ is a global issue with obvious consequences. Adherence, on one hand, leads to a nation’s competitive positioning and success in the league of top power world economies, while neglect, on the other hand, may threaten a nation’s very existence.

. . . Young African Women Leadership Summit (YAWLS) 2017, Durban South Africa
At the Margins of the 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) in Durban-South Africa, on May 4th 2017, the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC), is putting together the Young African Women Leadership Summit (YAWLS) 2017 with the aim of x-raying the ways and paths towards turning the Youths of Africa to an Asset, for Africa’s development.


FEBRUARY 23RD-24TH, 2017


The Women & Finance Summit 2017 is being organised by the Amazons Watch Magazine as an African regional platform for shinning the spotlight on the trends, opportunities and challenges facing women in the quest to improve their economic status in the African society. The summit is also a high-level forum being designed to also recognise and celebrate the private and public sector players, financial institutions, companies and associations with programmes, services and products that are supportive and friendly to women, and have over recent years economically empowered women in Africa.

Organisers- Centre for Economic and Leadership Development

Theme – Scaling up the rise of women leaders in emerging economies

Date: 13 December 2016


In recent times, we are experiencing the dawn of an era where women are incurably committed to taking over the leadership of territories originally renowned for their history of patriarchy, oligarchy and subordination of women.