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

  • 11:00
    Reporting and Registration
  • 17:30
    Supper
  • 19:00
    Film Night & Orientation
  • 5:30
    Fitness for Health
  • 6:30
    Breakfast
  • 8:30
    Opening Ceremony
  • 11:00
    High Level 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
    Telling my Story
  • 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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  • 5th Young African Women Congress (YAWC) to take place in August 2021

    5th Young African Women Congress (YAWC) to take place in August 2021

    The Young African Women Congress (YAWC), an annual Pan-African women’s congregation organised by the ExLA Group Gender Programme, a subsidiary of ExLA Group is set to take place this year in Accra, Ghana. The 5-day residential congress is scheduled from Sunday 22nd to Thursday 26th August, 2021 under the theme; “Africa: The Empowerment We Want”....

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