Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) wins Associations Advance Africa award for outstanding achievement in diversity and inclusion



Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) wins Associations Advance Africa award for outstanding achievement in diversity and inclusion

With this recognition, we will continue our work with even more passion, commitment and determination.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 27, 2021 / APO Group / –

The African Women’s Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AWIEF) ( was recently shortlisted as a finalist for the Advance Africa Associations Top Awards in the category “Outstanding Achievement in Diversity and Development. ‘inclusion (especially of women and young people)’.

AWIEF is proud and delighted to announce that at the 2021 African Association Summit, AWIEF was selected as the winner of the award!

The prestigious awards, created by the African Society of Association Executives (AfSAE), recognize association programs and activities that advance society and improve the economy (at all levels). This is the highest recognition an association can receive for any impactful program it conducts with its members.

It is truly a magnificent achievement and a great honor to receive this award. It is an eternal reward for AWIEF’s efforts, commitment and passion to provide socio-economic and entrepreneurial support to women and youth and offer them the platform to sustainably develop their businesses led by women and youth. women and create a positive and lasting impact on African communities.

According to AWIEF Founder and CEO Irene Ochem, “This is an African award given to an African organization, highlighting the centrality of Africa in the work of AWIEF. With this recognition, we will continue our work with even more passion, commitment and determination. “

AWIEF sincerely thanks all of its partners and sponsors who have generously supported their work throughout this interesting and exciting journey over the years.

Summit The awards ceremony took place on September 24 during the 3rd Summit of the AfSAE Africa Association. In 2019, AfSAE launched the African Association Summit as an annual congregation of African and international nonprofit executives from professional and business associations, civil society organizations (CSOs), the travel and tourism industry, event industry, industry suppliers, government agencies. , Pan-African organizations such as the African Union, among other stakeholders.

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