Managing Director, Gone Rural, Swaziland. Impacting hundreds of rural women by creating jobs through high-quality hand-crafts. During Philippa's tenure, she has doubled business turnover, quadrupled artisan incomes, and fostered a positive economic impact on Swaziland’s rural communities by enabling women to earn money while maintaining their customary lifestyle.
Fashion designer and founder of Muya Ethiopia P.L.C. Sara has created hundreds of community jobs through export and innovation. Muya won a first place Millennium Award for woman exporters in the handloom sub-sector.
CEO of Tanzania Gatsby Trust; nominee for the Africa Hunger Prize. In 1990, she was appointed by Pope John Paul II as a member of the Vatican Pontifical Council of the Laity and was recently appointed by the president of the United Republic of Tanzania as a trustee to the Presidential Trust Fund, her third appointment. A real leading lady!
Founder of Byogenic Beauty Spot. A pioneer in the Ethiopian beauty industry, Mulumebet founded a beauty education training centre launching approximately 700 Ethiopians into the Ethiopian job market. Also co-founder of GMM Garment P.L.C.
Founder & Group Managing Director, Professional Approach Group, Lawyer and Human Rights activist, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Chairperson Enat Bank, Lawyer & Women Activist in Ethiopia. Meaza contributed to the inclusion of women and children’s rights provisions in the 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia. She was identified as one of the five prominent women’s rights activists worldwide.
Founder & Managing Director of Travel Ethiopia. A leader, multi-business owner, pioneer, a true trailblazer in the travel industry and inspiration to many women in Ethiopia and aboard.
Founder & Executive Director of Center for African Women Economic Empowerment (CAWEE) in Ethiopia. Nigest received an award from the Department of State, United States of America, in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to the development of women-led businesses. Nigest invests in the international potential of women.
Educator, Director, Founder from Ethiopia. "It is not your inabilities, but your abilities that make the woman." An inspirational woman who believes her blindness does not interfere with her 99 abilities. Perspective is everything.
Pioneer of MUBS Enterprise Centre Uganda; Director of Zebra Solutions and multi-award winner. Audrey is a professional trainer with a focus on enterprise development trainings for women.
Founder and Managing Director of Oribags Innovations Ltd. in Uganda. Winner top entrepreneur under 25 TIAW awards.
A Ugandan business pioneer, serial entrepreneur, Presidential Adviser, Association Founder, Financial Trust co-founder, Author.
A peace builder and business leader as Chairperson Northern Uganda Transitional Justice Working Group and Executive Director of North East Chili Producers (NECPA). A remarkable, powerful, and caring woman.
Rehmah Kasule, CEO of Century Marketing & Founder of CEDA International. An international award winner. CEDA International specializes in mentoring, leadership,and social entrepreneurship