Why Participate in YAWC 2020?

Young African Women Congress (YAWC) is an annual Pan-African event by the Gender Desk of Excellent Leadership Group (ExLA Group) that is ExLA Group Gender Programme (EGGP).

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Why Participate in YAWC 2020?

Benefit from Unrivalled Networking Opportunities with decision makers and stakeholders

Identify new business and project opportunities

To stimulate your thinking pattern on issues of women development

Benefit from our mentorship opportunities with experienced women and men various industries

THEME
AFRICA: The Empowerment We Want
University of Ghana, Accra

speakers

Meet the speakers

Rebecca Akufo-Addo

First Lady, Ghana

Akosua Frema Osei-Opare

Chief of Staff

Prof Margaret Kamar

Senator, Kenya

Hon. Williametta Saydee-Tarr

Gender Minister, Liberia

schedule

A line up of insighful and exciting sessions

  • 13:00
    Reporting and Registration
  • 18:00
    Supper
  • 19:00
    Film Night & Orientation
  • 5:30
    Fitness for Health
  • 7:00
    Breakfast
  • 9:00
    Opening Ceremony
  • 11:00
    First Ladies Panel
  • 12:00
    Lunch Break
  • 13:00
    Presentation
  • 13:30
    Panel Discussion
  • 14:40
    Group Session
  • 17:00
    Supper
  • 18:30
    A Conversation with Prof. Henrietta Mensa Bonsu
  • 17:30
    Gender Ministers Panel
  • 20:30
    Group Session
  • 5:30
    Fitness for Health
  • 7:00
    Breakfast
  • 9:00
    Sahle-Work Zewde Day
  • 12:00
    Lunch Break
  • 13:00
    Parallel Sessions (Paper and Project Presentation)
  • 14:00
    Parallel Session (Panel Discussion/Workshop)
  • 17:30
    Dinner
  • 19:00
    Night of Culture and Entertainment
  • Whole day
    Fun Trip
  • 7:00
    Breakfast
  • 9:00
    Presentation
  • 9:30
    Panel Discussion
  • 10:30
    Group Presentations (Groups 1 – 6)
  • 12:30
    Closing Ceremony
  • 13:30
    LUNCH & DEPARTURE

News & Updates

Get all the news on YAWC Congress and post-YAWC activities

  • Nigeria Crises: Restore Calm, Build Consensus- YAWC Network

    Nigeria Crises: Restore Calm, Build Consensus- YAWC Network

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Global Leadership has held a meeting to discuss the current crises in Nigeria. The global meeting which took place virtually via Zoom and lasted for two (2) hours saw the participation of the YAWC Network Council Chair, the Global President and Vice President of YAWC Network and the...

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  • YAWC Network Leadership to Hold Emergency Meeting On Nigeria Crises

    YAWC Network Leadership to Hold Emergency Meeting On Nigeria Crises

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Leadership will hold an emergency meeting to discuss matters arising in the famous ENDSARS protests. It has been widely reported with video evidence, the massacre of citizens who were peacefully demonstrating against Police brutality in recent times. The protest which has lasted for close to two weeks has...

  • YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL CHAIR BACKS NEW YAWC NETWORK LEADERSHIP TO SUCCEED

    YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL CHAIR BACKS NEW YAWC NETWORK LEADERSHIP TO SUCCEED

    The Chair of the Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Council, Mr. Daniel Osei Tuffuor has backed the Global President and all Executives at various levels of leadership within the Network to take advantage of the positions they have been elected or appointed to, to improve the lots of African women in their various countries...

  • YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL SWEARS IN GLOBAL LEADERS AND CHAPTER EXECUTIVES

    YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL SWEARS IN GLOBAL LEADERS AND CHAPTER EXECUTIVES

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Council, the highest decision making body of the YAWC Network, has on Friday 25th September, 2020 at 14:00GMT sworn into office, its first Global President and Vice President. The virtual ceremony took place on a Zoom platform in the presence of all the seven Chapter Presidents and their...

  • #justice4uwa:Uwa’s Killers Found

    #justice4uwa:Uwa’s Killers Found

    Uwaila Vera Omozuwa, a student of UNIBEN in Nigeria who was raped and killed in church will find the justice she deserves even after her death. The death of Uwa came as a shock and a disheartening one as such, judging from how she was cruelly murdered. As the case was followed up by the...

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  • Teenage Pregnancy and Early Child Marriage

    Teenage Pregnancy and Early Child Marriage

    Early Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy are two issues that have regrettably come to stay in our local communities. They have become so common as to the norm in some places with rural and coastal Ghana recording quite alarming rates. It has not yet been established why their occurrence seem to be prevalent in these...

  • Girls In Stem Boot Camp

    Girls In Stem Boot Camp

    The “Girls In Stem” Boot Camp is an educational programme which is among the series of projects carried out by the ExLA Group Gender Programme under the Post-YAWC Projects (Post- Young African Women Congress Projects). The maiden edition of the programme which syncs with the vision of the Young African Women Congress (YAWC) that is,...

  • Nigeria Crises: Restore Calm, Build Consensus- YAWC Network

    Nigeria Crises: Restore Calm, Build Consensus- YAWC Network

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Global Leadership has held a meeting to discuss the current crises in Nigeria. The global meeting which took place virtually via Zoom and lasted for two (2) hours saw the participation of the YAWC Network Council Chair, the Global President and Vice President of YAWC Network and the...

    Read More
  • YAWC Network Leadership to Hold Emergency Meeting On Nigeria Crises

    YAWC Network Leadership to Hold Emergency Meeting On Nigeria Crises

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Leadership will hold an emergency meeting to discuss matters arising in the famous ENDSARS protests. It has been widely reported with video evidence, the massacre of citizens who were peacefully demonstrating against Police brutality in recent times. The protest which has lasted for close to two weeks has...

  • YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL CHAIR BACKS NEW YAWC NETWORK LEADERSHIP TO SUCCEED

    YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL CHAIR BACKS NEW YAWC NETWORK LEADERSHIP TO SUCCEED

    The Chair of the Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Council, Mr. Daniel Osei Tuffuor has backed the Global President and all Executives at various levels of leadership within the Network to take advantage of the positions they have been elected or appointed to, to improve the lots of African women in their various countries...

  • YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL SWEARS IN GLOBAL LEADERS AND CHAPTER EXECUTIVES

    YAWC NETWORK COUNCIL SWEARS IN GLOBAL LEADERS AND CHAPTER EXECUTIVES

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network Council, the highest decision making body of the YAWC Network, has on Friday 25th September, 2020 at 14:00GMT sworn into office, its first Global President and Vice President. The virtual ceremony took place on a Zoom platform in the presence of all the seven Chapter Presidents and their...

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Delegates

4

First Ladies

10

Heads of States and Ministers

50

Speakers

100

Journalists

50

Countries

Sponsors

YAWC 2020 sponsors

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