AWLC 2013 DESTINATION: AKWA IBOM, NIGERIAAkwa Ibom is a state in Nigeria named after the Qua Iboe river. It is located between latitudes 4°321 and 5°331 North, and longitudes 7°251 and 8°251 East.
Akwa Ibom State has wonderful architecture and is fast becoming the number one tourist center in Nigeria. The State over time has shown a high rate of involvement in human rights advocacy especially for women and children. As one of the fastest growing states in West Africa, and with a young, mobile and up trending government, the state has all it takes to host the AWLC and indeed the stage is set to welcome Africa, and the rest of the world.
The Conference venue is the Le Méridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort . Situated atop rich palm forest vegetation, this magnificent property connotes peace and serenity complemented by its original atmosphere. The conference venue with its lush greens of the world class 18 hole golf course, creates the right atmosphere, for the most engaging and memorable women conference to be staged in Africa.
AWLC 2013 – SPEAKERSThere are several types of speaking roles available at each of our conferences delivered by inspirational African women leaders of substance.
Our Keynote Speakers are experienced, inspirational or motivational women leaders who can address innovative approaches towards women’s leadership
Expert Speakers: Senior-level executives who speak to the plenary topics given and can share insights and experiences with delegates around strategies for self, career and business, leadership. These speakers approach women’s leadership and empowerment across all spheres of life. Moderator: Leads the discussions and facilitates Q&A with the delegates.
Thought Leaders: While not the main presenters in sessions, executive-level thought leaders provide experiential insight to support the main theme or topic. Thought leader insight is critical to lending examples and support to highlight best practices.
AWLC 2013 – Plenary SessionsActive (participation and) engagement of African women in political leadership.
The Woman as a leader: Breaking the glass ceiling.
Social Entrepreneurship: Raising hope; Building Communities.
The Whole Woman: Gentle strength; Unbreakable spirit.
Mentoring: So many mentors…little or no mentoring.
Domestic violence: Breaking the silence.
Culture Clash: African Culture vs Generation Y Idealism.
Conflict Management Skills For Women: At home and on the field.
Empowerment - A New Look: Is the African woman empowered in her own home?
DreamCasting: Creating Visions That Inspire.
The Emotionally Healthy Woman.