Global Virtual Conference & Awards for Africa

2 full-day immersive virtual conference |  Breakaway sessions

Virtual expo & exhibitions | Live Q&A sessions

Fast-Track Networking | Remote Meetups

6th – 7th October 2021

More about the Top Women Virtual Conference

Bringing together global thought-leaders and experts to offer inspiration, practical solutions, networks and support t0 10,000 women entrepreneurs in Africa. Giving them the tools and knowledge to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, and to help drive growth and trade in Africa.

This 2 full-day immersive virtual conference will feature multiple breakaway sessions, live Q&A sessions, remote meetups, and access to fast-track networking sessions. With 100 global industry leaders, futurists, award-winning entrepreneurs, policymakers, industry bodies, and philanthropists, this anticipated to be the biggest global digital event for women entrepreneurs, allowing unprecedented access, networking and engagement.

Standard Bank Top Women

Testimonials 

Standard Bank is very excited about this partnership because it aligns with our values; gender-empowerment of diversity, of inclusion. We genuinely believe that when you empower women you empower the organisation, you empower the nation and certainly our continent of Africa.

– Sola David-Borha, Chief Executive Africa Regions, Standard Bank

I’m very encouraged at the efforts continuously by Standard Bank Top Women to ensure that Awareness and Advancement of Gender Equity are championed. I’m proud to partner and be a part of the Top Women Conference to converse, collaborate and celebrate women in entrepreneurship and business as we tackle sustainable and innovative solutions.

– Vuyo Dubese, African millennial in media and technology

Shining a spotlight on South Africa’s leading women in business and government and also in celebrating contributions of organisations that have made some really big strides in terms of creating a gender-equal South Africa.

– Carol Tshabalala, Award-Winning Sportscaster

It’s amazing being at this conference and seeing people in their own bodies, in their own lives taking control feeling strong, going what’s my next, what am I doing, how do I follow my passion. And that is just such a delight to be around all this amazing energy.

– Kate Emmerson, Director of Quick Shift Deva pty ltd.

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Empowering Women in Africa

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Top Female Thought Leaders

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Award-Winning Case Studies & Panel Discussions

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Interactive Breakaway Sessions

2021

Top Women Speakers

Tracy Kajumba

Principal Researcher and Team Leader | IIED Climate Change Group, Uganda

Sodfa Daaji

Founder and Executive Director | African Legal Think Tank on Women’s Rights, Tunisia

Shehnaz Cassim Moosa

Senior Resilience Analyst | City of Cape Town

Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff

Founder and Executive Director |Gender and Justice Unit (GJU), Malawi

Professor Najat Aoun Saliba

Professor in Chemistry | American University of Beirut & Co-founder and Executive Director, Khaddit Beirut, Lebanon

Parimita Mohanty

Programme Management Officer | Renewable Energy, UNEP Asia Pacific, India

Nahla Valji

Senior Advisor | United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General, Canada

Masana Ndinga-Kanga

Crisis Response Fund Lead | CIVICUS, South Africa

Mariana Moura Santos

Founder and CEO|Chicas Poderosas, Portugal

Khara Jabola-Carolus

Executive Director | Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, USA

Joumana Haddad

Founder | Joumana Haddad Freedoms Center, Lebanon

Eva Mwai,

Regional Director | East Africa North Star Alliance, Kenya

Mariana Moura Santos

Founder and CEO|Chicas Poderosas, Portugal

Khara Jabola-Carolus

Executive Director | Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, USA

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 2021 Sponsors & Partners

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Celebrating visionary organisations that prioritise gender empowerment as integral to their strategy for growth and success.

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