Actively driving the socio-economic transformation process in Africa, in partnership with women and other stakeholders

Confident of Africa’s growth opportunities, Leading Women of Africa – Corporate Investment (Pty) Ltd was strategically established in 2015 to provide a platform for women to leverage on numerous trade and investment projects that offer great possibilities for growth and business transformation.

LWA – CI is an investment firm that creates a drive for participation of women in profitable projects on the continent.

To be a leading Pan-African company promoting the inclusion of women in the African mainstream economy.

To increase the number of women involved in investment, international trade and other services on the continent.

Focus Sectors
LWA has been operating across sector and industry with special focus on the following:
Infrastructure development| Investment | Housing construction | Roads construction | Agriculture | Mining | Transportation & Logistics | Textile | Import-Export | Water and Sanitation | Renewable energy | Tourism and Hospitality | Health and Wellness | Education | Manufacturing | Trade.

Core Services
– Trade and investment promotion
– Market information
– Deals structuring
– Marketing and Promotion
– Networking opportunities
– Access to business finance
– Business support

LWA offers consulting services through a pool of diverse Experts and Professionals capable of providing strategic solutions to issues related to business, leadership, governance and development at all levels of government structures as well as corporate sector.

Operational Strategy
LWA – CI operates in partnership with women and women owned companies in South Africa and the rest of the continent, on a project by project basis.

In order to position more women to take advantage of numerous trade and investment opportunities in Africa, special purpose vehicles (SPVs) is established for every project undertaken.

One such SPV is the newly established LWA Abenzi (Pty) Ltd which was established in 2016 as a investment vehicle to participate in an infrastructure project in South Africa.


LWA Abenzi (Pty) Ltd is a women’s investment consortium made up of over 30 LWA members from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe & Swaziland.

LWA Abenzi’s shareholders have pooled money together to take up a stake in Women in Infrastructure Development & Energy (WINDE), a women’s consortium which is investing in mega infrastructure projects.

Through this participation, LWA Abenzi offers shareholders a unique opportunity to participate in future WINDE projects in South Africa and around the continent

Are you looking for a credible platform to partner and invest with African women?
LWA has gathered credible business and professional women who are playing a significant role in the socio-economic transformation in Africa. Invest with us today!

Are you targeting to reach an African female audience?
LWA has a growing database of over 10000 contacts made up of SMME’s, corporate, government & institutions and individuals. LWA events and workshops also offer a wide range of audiences including: leaders & decision makers from public and corporate sectors as well as entrepreneurs.

Are you looking for a unique women networking forum with great opportunities?
Join LWA as an individual or corporate member and grow your network of influential women and change agents from the continent while expanding your influence in Africa.

Are you looking to access the African market and decision makers?
LWA have established strategic partnerships with credible individuals, business and decision makers around the continent. Let us lead you to the land of opportunities.

Is your department, ministry or institution looking to improve its efficiency?
LWA has put together a diverse pool of gender & business development Strategy Experts and Professionals. Allow us to offer you the best possible mechanism of transformation.

For more information please contact: invest@leadingwomenofafrica.com

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