Almas Jiwani Foundation

Almas Jiwani Foundation

July 23, 2016 07:31 ET

Empowering African Women - Almas Jiwani Will Give Keynote Speech at the African Women in Leadership Conference in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - July 23, 2016) -

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Almas Jiwani, CEO of the Almas Jiwani Foundation, will deliver keynote speech at The African Women in Leadership Organization Conference (AWLO) from August 17 to 21 in Washington, DC.

The conference theme, "African Women - Harnessing our Strengths, Growing in all Spheres" was dealt with in-depth passion by her and became the motivating force for AWLO's blueprint in creating regional chapters spread around the world.

Voice of America will cover the entire conference from August 17th - 21st, 2016.

"We find no other speaker more qualified than this model of perseverance and determination to strengthen women's social outreach, economic capacity and political empowerment in the years ahead," said Hon. Elisha Attai, President & Founder of AWLO. "In this regard, AWLO will be honored to hear once again, from this powerful and influential speaker."

There will be an AWLO Distinction Awards where women of various spheres who have demonstrated sterling achievement in business, commitment to the course of women and leadership would be honoured.

"I believe this gathering speaks to what we are trying to accomplish at the Almas Jiwani Foundation. We are focused on empowering women, seeing more diversity across social and economic spectrums, and the importance of harnessing technology to help those living in poverty." Said Almas Jiwani, "the more gatherings like this we see across the world, the better off women everywhere will be."


Empowering women and girls through focused projects that directly address gender equality, education, entrepreneurship, entertainment and energy rights. Through empowering women and girls in targeted areas, AJF hopes to improve societal and economic conditions in the developing world. Projects include providing sustainable energy to provide a better education, better living conditions and to create the environment where women can thrive as entrepreneurs in any region.


The African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) is a non-profit organisation with a membership of women leaders from all walks of life across the African continent. AWLO envisions a continent in which women take their rightful place as home and nation builders with equal opportunities and equal access in all areas of existence, the organisation works with African nations and Global partners. AWLO is a cohesive inclusive organisation driven by a membership of dynamic women of worth.

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