Gender Equality in a New Inclusive African Economy

Date - TBC | Atlanta, GA

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K2A in partnership with IWTT, Developers In Vogue, Mums in Tech and WWW present the inaugural GENIAE (Gender Equality in a New Inclusive African Economy) conference; the first in a series of think tank conferences representing one of the emerging tools to address the gender gap in technology, private equity and STEM.  

It also aims to create a platform for collaboration between women in the USA and Africa, and provide opportunities that empower women in their lives and support solutions for inclusive economic growth. 

Key Themes

Current Situation

Gain an insight into how Africa ranks with the rest of the world in the economic gap for women

Women In Technology

Explore the role of technology in driving gender equality within Africa.

Inclusive Growth

Delve into various ways we can redefine economic success and measure the human experience of growth.

Govt Initiatives

Shape government policy through discussion and debate with senior government officials

Women in Private Equity

Explore the role of private equity in driving gender equality within Africa.

Women in STEM

Engage in discussion about advancing girls and women in STEM education and careers.


Almas Jiwani

President, Emeritus United Nations Women Canada Board of Directors / CEO, Almas Jiwani Foundation

Viola Llewellyn

Co-Founder & President of Ovamba Solutions, Inc.

Arezoo Riahi

Director at Institute of International Education

June Angelides

Founder of Mums in Tech

Oreoluwa Lesi

Executive Director at Women's Technology Empowerment Centre - W.TEC

Dr Unoma Okorafor

Founder & Chief Executive Officer of WAAW (Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women) Foundation

Ndoni Mcunu

Founder of Black Women in Science (BWIS)


Co-Founder of (LSG) LeMont Scott Group, LLC

Nokuthula 'Nokky' Ndlovu

Strategic Engagement Partner for Rest of Africa (Barclays Africa Group)  & Founder of Limit Breakers Global Foundation

Anie Akpe

Founder of IBOM LLC

Nkemdilim Begho

Managing Director of Future Software Resources Nigeria Ltd. (Futuresoft)

Eileen Scully

Founder of The Rising Tides

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