AWIEF2023 Gains Momentum with Strong Support from AGRA, Flutterwave, and Jasiri

Kigali, Rwanda – The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is proud to announce an impressive lineup of sponsors and partners for its upcoming 9th edition of the AWIEF Conference and Awards, slated to take place on November 9 and 10, 2023, at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda.

Under the theme “Leveraging the Power of the Digital Economy: Innovate, Redefine, Empower,” AWIEF2023 promises to be a pivotal event in Africa’s entrepreneurship landscape, advocating for inclusivity, forging partnerships, and fostering private sector growth within the digital economy.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, AGRA, Ecobank, Flutterwave, and Jasiri have all thrown their support behind AWIEF2023 as proud sponsors. Their commitment underscores the shared vision of AWIEF, aiming to empower women-owned businesses to thrive and contribute significantly to Africa’s GDP and economic growth.

AWIEF is renowned as Africa’s premier entrepreneurship event, attracting thought leaders, policymakers, development partners, and stakeholders. This year’s conference boasts a distinguished lineup of over 60 global speakers, offering attendees the opportunity to engage in impactful discussions, attend workshops and masterclasses, explore a diverse multi-sector exhibition, and capitalize on extensive networking opportunities.

The culmination of the conference will be the 2023 AWIEF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on November 9, with Ecobank serving as a Category Sponsor, recognizing and celebrating outstanding achievements in women entrepreneurship.

AWIEF2023 also boasts a strong lineup of strategic partners, including RwandAir, Business Professional Network (BPN) Rwanda, Medical Women’s International Association, Rwanda Mountain Tea, African Leadership University, and Alpha Entertainment.

In addition to these partners, AWIEF2023 is grateful for the support of its media partners, including APO Group (Principal Partner and Official Newswire), Mail & Guardian, Financial Nigeria, ANA,, BizCommunity, Bella Naija, Media Xpose, and Glass House PR, who will help disseminate the conference’s impactful discussions and achievements to a wider audience.

The 9th AWIEF Conference and Awards is set to be a transformative event, driving women-led businesses in Africa towards success in the digital economy. With the backing of these esteemed sponsors and partners, AWIEF2023 is poised to make a significant impact on the continent’s entrepreneurial landscape, furthering the cause of gender equality and economic empowerment.

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