2020 Australia-Africa Women In Leadership Forum on Economic Empowerment

Presenter/s: AusAfriTrade

Event type: Public forum

Event date: Tuesday, 3 November 2020 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Event venue: BankWest Pavilion, Level 1 Bankwest Place, 300 Murray St Perth, Perth, WA 6000

The 2020 Australia-Africa Women in Leadership Forum brings together Government, business, private sector, NGOs and civil society to engage in meaningful dialogue on empowerment of women during COVID-19 and Economic Recovery. This event provides a dedicated platform and space for business networking opportunity and empowerment through entrepreneurship.The Forum is organised with the support of the African Heads of Mission in Australia, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the West Australian Office of Multicultural interests and held in collaboration with the Western Australian Parliament’s Parliamentary Friends of Africa to enhance business and people to people relations between Australia and Africa, and working together to advance gender equality for sustainable future.




THEME 1: Australia-Africa Relations During COVID-19 and Recovery

  • Empowering Women as they Respond to COVID-19 and Beyond: Mitigating the Impact of COVID 19 on African Women.


THEME 2: Emerging From this Crisis Together

  • Impact of COVID-19 on Women with Disabilities: Inclusive Response and Recovery.


THEME 3: Networking and Partnerships for Recovery

  • International Cooperation Critical to COVID19 Economic Recovery: Challenges and Opportunities for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  • Pivoting, Business Collaborations and Partnerships: Forming Networks


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