The Women in Business Annual Leadership Meeting is founded on the firm conviction that African women leaders are a powerful lever for transforming the continent. Organized for the first time in Paris in July 2018, the event brought together more than 150 of the most influential women from Africa’s private sector. Two days of high-level discussions and networking led to the launch of the Women in Business Network, the first private-sector female influence network on a pan-African scale.

The Women in Business Annual Leadership Meeting takes its commitment further with 3 prime objectives:

• To facilitate business meetings and greater interpersonal connectivity by bringing together members of the Women in Business Network
• To prepare women for leadership and governance through high-level training courses and exposure to some of the most inspiring global role models
• To promote female leadership issues in the business world and help address the continent’s economic and social challenges.

200 participants in 2018
33 countries represented in 2018
23 sectors represented in 2018
20 speakers in 2018