Meet some of our members


 Yacine Fal 

Executive Director of the Office of the President of the ADB (African Development Bank)

«Women have always been part of society, but now they have the power to contribute in a visible way and with recognition»

 Seynabou Dia

CEO Global Mind Consulting
WIA Ambassador in Gabon

«African women, especially the younger generation, don’t let anything stand in their way. They dare to rely on nothing but themselves. They are Amazons!»

 Ann Walker Marchant 

Founder of the Walker Marchant Group // WIA Ambassador in USA

«Not only do these young women entrepreneurs represent the future of their country, but the future of Africa and the world. They are shifting the perception of Africa’s economy »

 Tosin Durotoye 

Founder of The Bloom Africa // WIA Ambassador in Nigeria

«My brain is on fire since I came back from the WIA Summit. I keep analyzing everything I have seen, heard and felt. It was an incredible life-changing experience»

  Laura Kakon

Marketing Director Honoris United Universities


«Female entrepreneurship is a major driver for transforming the African continent»

 Ludovic Subran 

Chief Economist and Director of Research of the Allianz Group, Chief Economist of Euler Hermes at Allianz

« I am very proud to be part of this adventure with you, being neither a woman nor an African; I feel different, I look at the world differently, I feel powerful and energized when I am here and for the next few months.»

 Tamsin Jones 

Executive Director and Co-founder of The Boardroom Africa

« I came back from this event truly inspired and invigorated, having met more women to support as they move up the boardroom ladder, and with a sense that we are in the same boat »

 Modesta Mahiga-Mbughuni

Lawyer, Consultant and Leadership coach 

« These two days have rekindled my eagerness and my confidence that Africa will become the world’s leading economic powerhouse, and I have seen with my own eyes the faces of those who will lead this movement »

 Eneotse Isosie Unoogwu

Founder of Farmbiz, Agribusiness Category Winner 2018

« WIA was one of the best things that happened to me, on a personal level. It gave me the courage to continue doing what I do with a more intuitive perspective.»

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