WOMEN & FINANCE SUMMIT 2017-JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA:
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.
Needless to say, women make up about half of the world’s population in the number of countries in Africa. Over the past years, they have been unfortunately and disproportionately burdened by work and poverty, bearing the main share of the burden with limited decision making powers, excluded from the political, economic, and social power structures. Today, the story of the African woman is changing as a number of financial institutions, companies and individual have stayed true in dedication and service to women in Africa, empowering women by increasing their access to financial services, improving their capacity to generate and control income and other key economic resource through training programmes. Remarkably, more of the Women in Africa have gradually become financially independent with the ability to manage loans, save and adopt certain financial responsibilities.
This Summit is therefore being put together to celebrate the phenomena impact of the programmes, products and services of a select group of companies and individuals that support women empowerment objectives; and to continue the discourse in seeking out ways to further increase women access to finance, particularly in rural areas; while also availing financial training sessions and opportunities for women.
THEME: Increasing Women’s Access to Finance: The trends, opportunities
VENUE: Johannesburg, South Africa.
Date: February 23, 2017.
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WHO TO PARTICIPATE AND BENEFIT FROM THE SUMMIT:
AMAZONS WATCH MAGAZINE FOCUS
At the summit, a Special Edition of the Amazons Watch Magazine has been planned to unveil the following listings:
BENEFITS OF YOUR PARTICIPATION
THE ORGANISER OF THE EVENT:
The Amazons Watch Magazine is published by the Center for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), a non-Governmental Organization in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC), whose mission is to become a leading global platform for delivering peak performance and gender empowerment. The Amazons Watch Magazine serves as the leading voice for women in developing Nations. The publication is rooted in the preservation of the pride and dignity of women through an objective reportage on gender inequalities and social injustices experienced by women in developing Nations, while profiling the amazing achievements of these Amazons for reference, duplication and inspiration to the next generation of women leaders.
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