To help African women on the continent and the diaspora become leaders within their workplaces, communities, and governments.
using storytelling, advocacy campaigns and other convenings
by working with decision-makers, private sector partners, civil society actors and media around the world to inform policy development, programming, and capacity building
Better future: Change the status/perception of women and girls in Africa
Stronger connections: Strengthen ties between African women and girls of the continent and those of African heritage in the diaspora
Leadership: Advance African women in leadership positions in the public and private sector.
Voice: Advise governments and organizations on workforce and gender-related policies
Role modelling: Strengthen influential female role models and the inspiration they can bring to young Africans
Growth trajectory: Create pipelines and pathways for young women and girls to thrive and excel
Global impact: Transform Africa and the wider world through increasing women’s and girls’ leadership and agency
AWB brings together leading experts in public service, private enterprises, the government and academia who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, analysis and advisory.
In collaboration with our partners, we conduct research, develop initiatives, and create programs geared towards advancing the role of African women within a global society by impacting people, policies, and practice. Therefore, we follow a 360-degree approach in forming key strategic partnerships with individuals and organisations to facilitate dialogues, decision-making and change in policies and practice.
AWB partners with individuals, organisational bodies, professional bodies and other stakeholders who are committed to systems change.
AWB creates platforms and facilitates dialogues and training activities that will increase awareness, knowledge and self-efficacy of key stakeholders including women and girls required to change outcomes.
AWB supports frameworks and structures that lead to the implementation of policies.