1st AFRICAN WOMEN IN family business
Join us in January 2021 for another of many firsts for African Family Business as African Family Firms bring you the 1st ever annual Women In African Family Business Conference.
This conference, offers the opportunity for women in Africa, to share their knowledge and experience and to contribute to the world of women in family business management and governance. The aims of the conference are to:
Celebrate and Champion Women in Family Businesses (“WIFB”);
Inspire and Equip Rising Generation of Females in Family Businesses;
Shine a light on how WIFB can come together to support each other’s upward mobility in African Family Firms; and
Create awareness for Family Firms on how they can actively identify and nurture female talent (in the family and in the business).
Women in Family Firms overcoming their limitations, rising to the challenge to become successful leaders that maximise their potentials and lift others. Women that blaze the trails for future generations.
Consider this the Must-Attend event for Women in your Family Business in 2021.
HOSTS & SPEAKER LINEUP
1st Annual African Women Family Business Conference
Celebrating and Champion Women in Family Businesses
DAY 1 : 18 JANUARY 2021 DAY 3 : 20 JANUARY 2021
DAY 1: 18 January 21
Day 1, Session 1 (11:00-12:15):
11.00 – 11.15 – Introduction to AFF, conference and theme
11.15 – 12.15 – Keynote Address – A discussion with Ms Nancy Guzha, exploring her journey to the top as a female founder.
Speaker: Nancy Guzha
Day 1, Session 2 (12:15-13:15):
12.15 - 13:15 – Keynote Address - A presentation on capital raising for female-founded firms
Speaker: Adesuwa Okunbo-Rhodes
Day 1, Session 3 (16:00 - 17:00):
16.00 – 17.00 – Keynote Address - A discussion with Ms Roselyn Musarurwa Charehwa, understanding how she flourished as a female founder against all odds.
Speaker: Roselyn Musarurwa Charehwa
Day 1, Session 4 (17:00-18:00):
17.00 – 18: 00 – Panel discussion: Female Founders Flourishing Against All Odds
Moderator: Tariye Gbadegesin
Dr Divine Ndhlukula
DAY 2: 19 JANUARY 21
Day 2, Session 1 (11:00-12:00):
11:00-12:00 A discussion with Ms Fola Laoye, exploring her journey as a successor
Speaker: Fola Laoye
Day 2, Session 2 (12:00-13:00):
12:00 - 13:00 Keynote address – The role of women in creating sustainable ESG projects
Speaker: Dr. Rieki Crins
Day 2, Session 3 (16:00-17:00):
16.00 – 17.00 Panel discussion - Daughters and Sons in Family Businesses: Roles, Opportunities, Legalities and Implications
Moderator: Alice Usanase
Dr Adeoye Adefulu
Day 2, Session 4 (17:00-18:00):
Panel discussion on successors in family firms
Moderator: Dr. Rania Azmi Ph.D.
DAY 3: 20 january 21
Day 3, Session 1 (11:00-12:00):
11.00 – 12.00 – Keynote address on Leadership
Speaker: Madelein Mkunu
Day 3, Session 2 (12:00-13:00):
12.00 – 13.00 – Keynote address on Gender and Family Businesses
Speaker: Dr Eleanor Khonje
Day 3, Session 3 (16:00-17:00):
16.00 – 17.00 – Spotlight on Senaca Group with Annette Kimitei
Day 3, Session 4 (17:00-18:00):
17.00 – 18.00 - Panel Discussion on The Future of African Family Business
Moderator: Nadine Kammerlander