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

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    UGANDA’S JACQUELINE NYAPENDI WINS YAWC NETWORK GLOBAL PRESIDENT

    Ms. Jacqueline Nyapendi, a Human Capital Business Partner in Stanbic Bank, Uganda and former President of YAWC Network – Uganda Chapter has emerged as the first Global President of the YAWC Network after her bid in a well-organised election. As Global President, Ms. Jacqueline Nyapendi will be at the fore-front of major initiatives of the...

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  • #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,...

  • UGANDA’S JACQUELINE NYAPENDI WINS YAWC NETWORK GLOBAL PRESIDENT

    UGANDA’S JACQUELINE NYAPENDI WINS YAWC NETWORK GLOBAL PRESIDENT

    Ms. Jacqueline Nyapendi, a Human Capital Business Partner in Stanbic Bank, Uganda and former President of YAWC Network – Uganda Chapter has emerged as the first Global President of the YAWC Network after her bid in a well-organised election. As Global President, Ms. Jacqueline Nyapendi will be at the fore-front of major initiatives of the...

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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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