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AWE Conference 2016

AWE Conference 2016

The African women in Europe (AWE) Conference 2016 was held on the 18th of June at Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf, Germany. The theme for this year was Leadership and Integration for Change.

Workshop Facilitators

Muzware Betty Makoni

Muzware Betty Makoni Is A Girl Child Rights Activist, UK Gender Based Violence Expert,CNN Hero, Speaker, Published Author & Poet, Theatre Director, Educationist, Philanthropist, Ashoka Fellow, Human Rights Defender, Mentor, Trainer, Coach, One of 150 Women Who Shake The World, Social Critic, Critical Thinker, Mother &Wife

Veye Wirngo Tatah

Veye Tatah is the founder of the association “Positive Africa” ​​and honorary chief editor of the magazine of the same name. She is a Cameroonian computer scientist, journalist and honorary chief editor of the magazine Africa Positive.

Joy Wanjiru Zenz (Machugu)

Joy is Founder of African Women in Europe, Founder of African Market in Europe, Women Empowerment Activist and Event Organiser

Jenny  Chika Okafor

Nigerian Women in Leadership in Diaspora and Lawyer.

Jennifer Obaseki

Ms Jennifer Obaseki is Human Rights expert and Entrepreneur

Phoebe Ruguru

Filmmaker, Poet, writer and student. Winner of AWE Young Achievers Award