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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, AGRA, Ecobank, Flutterwave, and Jasiri to Headline AWIEF2023

The 9th AWIEF Conference and Awards are proudly sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, AGRA, Ecobank, Flutterwave, and Jasiri, as announced by the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (

Held in collaboration with the Rwanda Ministry of ICT and Innovation, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) Rwanda – Specialized Cluster, and the Rwanda Convention Bureau, the AWIEF2023 Conference and Awards will be held on November 9 and 10, 2023, at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda.

AWIEF2023 will function as a dynamic platform for fostering inclusivity, collaborations, and private sector growth in the digital economy under the theme “Leveraging the Power of the Digital Economy: Innovate, Redefine, Empower”.

The backing of our sponsors demonstrates their dedication to furthering AWIEF’s goal of a prosperous and inclusive Africa where women-owned enterprises are enabled to establish and expand high-impact, long-lasting enterprises that boost the GDP and economic expansion of the continent.

The AWIEF Conference, which brings together stakeholders, policymakers, development partners, and thought leaders, is recognized as Africa’s premier entrepreneurship event. Over the course of two days, guests will have the opportunity to tour a multi-sector exhibition, attend workshops and masterclasses, engage in important debates with a fantastic lineup of over 60 worldwide speakers, and take advantage of various networking opportunities.

With Ecobank serving as a category sponsor, the conference will climax on November 9 with the 2023 AWIEF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner. RwandAir, the Business Professional Network (BPN) Rwanda, the Medical Women’s International Association, Rwanda Mountain Tea, African Leadership University, and Alpha Entertainment are the Strategic Partners for AWIEF 2023.

APO Group (Official Newswire and Principal Partner), Mail & Guardian, Financial Nigeria, ANA,, BizCommunity, Bella Naija, Media Xpose, and Glass House PR are the AWIEF2023 Media Partners.

Come support the development and progress of entrepreneurship in Africa with us at AWIEF2023. The following link has tickets for the AWIEF2023 Conference and Awards:

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