Lagos, Nigeria - 10th Sept. 2023 - Africa Women Impact Summit 3.0, the leading platform empowering women across the continent, successfully hosted its grand annual 2023 International Women's Summit in Lagos, Nigeria. 

The event witnessed the presence of influential women from various corners of the world, making it a truly remarkable and inspiring occasion.

Distinguished keynote speakers graced the summit, sharing their insights and experiences with an eager audience. Notable among them was His Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Former President of Mauritius, who captivated the attendees with her wisdom and inspirational words. Other esteemed speakers included:

- Mrs. Kanayo Awani, The Executive Vice President, intra-African Trade Bank AFREXIMBANK

- Hon. Nkiruka Onyejeocha, Honorable Minister of State for Labour and Productivity

- Hon. Stella Okotete, Executive Director, Business Development NEXIM Bank

- Hon. Barr. Uju Kennedy, Honorable Minister of Women Affairs, Federal Republic of Nigeria ably represented

- Stephanie Busari Bediham, Senior Editor, CNN International

- Edith Banda, Executive Director, Joyce Banda Foundation

- Hon. Chief Ginikar Tor, Honorable Commissioner, Federal Character Commission

- Olga Fleming, CEO Oruga Group etc

- Josey Mahache of Duetche wella

-Executive Governor of Lagos State was ably represented by the SSG Barr. Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin and Abosede George PS office of SDG and investment Lagos State government -

-Dr. David James Egwu, Co-Founder and convener Africa women impact Summit

-Dr. Utchay Odims, Co-Founder and convener Africa women impact Summit

The summit also witnessed the presence of numerous celebrities like Africa's king of Comedy Ali Baba, Ace Producer and entrepreneur Larry Gaagaa, Nollywood Actress Eberechukwu Nwaizu Bayray and other notable women leaders, further enhancing the diversity and significance of the event.

Africa Women Impact Summit 3.0 serves as a catalyst and crucial platform for empowering women and promoting gender equality across the African continent. With its focus on fostering leadership skills, entrepreneurship, and socio-economic development, the summit continues to inspire women from all walks of life to achieve their fullest potential.

The event showcased thought-provoking panel discussions, engaging workshops, and interactive sessions that provided attendees with valuable insights and practical strategies to overcome challenges faced by women in today's society. These sessions covered a wide range of topics, including women's empowerment, Africa's perception, business and finance, health and wellness, and social impact.

The Africa's perception panel with the theme Changing Global Perception on Africa; the role of the Media and creative industry saw participation from global media; Stephanie Busari Bediham; Senior Editor CNN international, Josey Mahache; Deutsche Welle, Kayode Akintemi; Executive Director AriseTV, Dr. Victor Mark-Onyegbu, Grants lead- Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

Throughout the summit, networking opportunities allowed attendees to connect with like-minded individuals, establish partnerships, and build a strong support network for future collaborations. The event's atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm, positivity, and a shared commitment to driving positive change and empowering women in Africa and beyond. The co-founders and conveners of Africa women impact summit Dr. David James Egwu and Dr. Utchay Odims were the heros of Night as accolades poured in for them for attracting such arrays of influencial women under one roof.

Africa Women Impact Summit 3.0 extends its heartfelt gratitude to all the speakers, sponsors, partners, and attendees for their invaluable contributions and unwavering support. The summit's success would not have been possible without their collective effort and commitment. notable amongst the sponsors are; Access Bank W banking, Keystone Bank through Nnenna Kayode-Lawal the Group Head, Technology & Energy, Microsoft, NIGSON group, Imani Aesthetic and Laser Clinic, J.Autos, Eden Integrated Services Limited, Twelve23 projects, Upland Realtors, News Central, AIT, business square connect, wazobia, coolFm, AriseTV, etc.

For more information about the Africa Women Impact Summit and future events, please visit or contact +2348071160088 by email; [email protected]


About Africa Women Impact Summit:

Africa Women Impact Summit is a leading platform dedicated to empowering women across Africa and promoting gender equality. Through annual summits and various initiatives, the organization strives to inspire, educate, and connect women from diverse backgrounds, fostering leadership and socio-economic development.



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