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AFRICA POWER WOMEN CONFERENCE (APWC) – 2021

DATE: 20th August 2021. WHERE: Blended (Accra – Ghana + Virtual). TIME: 12:00PM – 3:00PM CAT. THEME: Pathways to Building Back Better for Women in Africa. EVENT’S BRIEF Women, over the years, have unarguably demonstrated a strong determination to achieve career successes by their ability to adjust to male-dominated culture and business processes in their various fields. In recent years, the empowerment of women, increasing women’s participation in all aspects of political, social and economic life, has been one of the major goals of participatory movements, as well as women’s organizations throughout the world. These evidently enabled more women in leadership positions across the continent to continue to push the boundaries by utilizing their strengths and leadership qualities in skill, knowledge, experience and passion. However, across many African countries, research shows that women’s advancement in the society is yet encumbered by legal, social and structural barriers. From national governments, state…

WOMEN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FORUM 2021

DATE: 9th – 13th August 2021 WHERE: Blended (Accra – Ghana + Virtual) THEME: Developing and Enabling Women as a High End Resource for Problem-Solving EVENT’S BRIEF The Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), in partnership with the African Leadership UK Limited is thrilled to invite you to the 5-day Women Leadership Development Forum, which is scheduled to hold both physically (in Accra – Ghana) and virtually (Via Zoom) from 9th – 13th August 2021, with the theme: Developing and Enabling Women as a High End Resource for Problem-Solving Are you responsible for advancing the women in your organization and looking for a genuine way to elevate all aspiring women in the pipeline – who have the desire, potential and commitment to emerge as leaders as well as increase your female skill sets? Then, CELD’s Women Leadership Development Forum 2021 is the perfect educational and training platform for organizations…

Africa Power Women Conference 2020: Women Leaders share strategies for purpose-driven leadership

It was a harvest of time-tested strategies, lessons and experiences during the recently held Africa Power Women Conference 2020. The annual event, which is organized by one of the African Leadership U.K. Limited (www.africanleadership.co.uk) publications, Amazons Watch Magazine in collaboration with Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (www.celdng.org), is a gathering of leading African women in business, politics and diplomacy.

Africa Power Women Conference (APWC) 2020

About The Event THEME: African Women in leadership and the glass ceiling: Breaking through and Staying relevant Rational The under representation of women in public and private sector leadership positions not just in Africa but globally continues to be a major concern in gender discussions. This phenomenon, often described as the glass ceiling effect, has impacted on women’s advancement from middle level to very senior or topmost leadership roles in diverse sectors and settings, keeping the proportion of females at the highest leadership positions continually low. Although women seemingly have opportunities in organizations to move up the ladder to become top leaders, somehow those opportunities are short lived and vanish at various points along the way. Oftentimes, the few women who have broken through to the highest echelons of leadership, especially in politics or the big corporate boards fail to reach their zenith, serve full terms or build a sustainable…