This video highlights the work of African women leaders who participated in the African Women’s Development Fund’s (AWDF) annual CEO Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, from 10 – 12 August 2015.
This 3-day convening, which is a part of AWDF’s Capacity Building Programme, focused on Leadership and Communications and featured 21 women leaders from 8 African countries. It also includes a 10-month coaching process.
The video illustrates a media skills training, led by Paula Fray, a media strategist and one of the coaches, where some of the participants share the amazing work their organisations are achieving for women on the continent.
Cynthia Coredo, BoxGirls Kenya
Blessing Ihauku Duru, Alliances for Africa (Nigeria)
Joy Ijeoma Ngwakwe, The Centre for Advancement of Development Rights (Nigeria)
LundiAnne Omam Ngo Bibaa, Reach Out Cameroon
Sharon Handongwe Mainza, Kuvuna Youth Foundation (Zambia)
Juliet Were, Isis-Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange (Uganda)
Lorato Moalusi-Sakufiwa, Kagisano Society-Women’s Shelter Project (Botswana)
Claret Madzikanda, Uluntu Community Foundation (Zimbabwe)
Susanne Muwazi, Action for Rural Women’s Empowerment (Uganda)
Florence Otieno, Project Coordinator of Boxgirls Kenya
Special Thanks to the African Capacity Building Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for supporting this CEO Forum and coaching programme.