LWA programs uniquely combines research, policy advocacy and commercial activities in order to achieve its objective of creating access to economic opportunities for women in business at national, sub-regional and continental levels.
LWA is a membership organisation encompassing Africa and operating across sectors and industries.
As a Pan-African Network of Business Women, LWA is creating new ways to do business in Africa. We drive the vehicle of women’s economic empowerment through investment projects and profitable trade and businesses.
- LWA fosters trade between women-owned businesses and its goal is to assist in bringing them to participate in the mainstream economy.
- LWA embarks in mainstreaming and supporting the creation of numerous successful small and medium enterprises owned by women and facilitating other investment initiatives among African women to boost African growth and competitiveness and reduce poverty.
- LWA creates strategic partnerships with organisations across the world that are, not only looking to expand their operations in Africa but as well as add value to lives of businesswomen across the African continent.
- LWA will ensure women’s equal access to economic resources and information, including trade and markets information.
JOIN THE LWA NETWORK
Join the progressive network of business and professional women in Africa. Member is open to:
- All women of any race, religion and culture in Africa and Diaspora;
- All interested men;
- All interested entrepreneurs;
- Corporate Companies
- Government and International Institutions
Submit your details HERE to receive membership information.
a) Women Investors Programme (WIP)
The Women Investors Programme (WIP) aims to increase the number of women who are involved in investment, international trade and other services on the continent. WIP is a platform that creates business links amongst African women entrepreneurs and their counterparts in the global arena. These include but are not limited to corporates or companies that have the African agenda as part of their growth strategy. The purpose of this is to obtain access to trade and investment opportunities on the continent and broader.
b) Women and Infrastructure Development in Africa (WIDA)
LWA’s aim with the WIDA programme is to ensure that women emerge as successful leaders in industries and sectors, which historically ostracized them from participation and representation in economic building processes and strategies that equally affected them.
At LWA, we are passionate about creating new and innovative ideas to women’s development. Our programmes uniquely combines research, mainstream economy and networking to achieve its objective of creating access to economic opportunities for women in business, both at national, sub-regional and continental level.