The AWLO-500 Empowerment Project for Women kickstarts at the FREE AWLO-500 Capacity Building Workshop. The Capacity Building Workshop is holding on 14th December 2019 at Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, Calabar will be providing practical training in the areas of business set-up, technology-driven enterprise, customer acquisition, business planning, financial intelligence coaching, and leadership and management. Registration for the workshop is now free and compulsory at www.awlo.org/500/register.
As a signatory of the UN Global Compact, AWLO is keying into gender-sensitive budget planning solutions as a means of providing efficient and sustainable women’s economic empowerment. The AWLO-500 Project provides economic empowerment opportunities to bridge the economic empowerment gap among women.
AWLO has teamed up with partners to provide beneficiaries with; business advisory, financial intelligence coaching, Incentives, and Loans. Partners include Sterling Bank, McDon Whirlpool Resources, Justina Ovat Foundation, and the AWLO HeforShe Community.

The Keynote Speaker of the AWLO-500 Capacity Building Workshop is Chief. Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor Vice President of Liberia.
In addition to workshop sessions, other activities at the AWLO-500 Workshop include Exhibitions, Manufacturing Trainings, Business Set-up and Registration, Business Resource Corner, and Networking Lunch.
The Justina Ovat Foundation is teaming up with AWLO to Host the AWLO-500 Capacity Building Workshop Calabar, and mobilizing 300 beneficiaries from the Niger-Delta Region for the AWLO-500 Empowerment project. The Foundation is a not-for-profit Entrepreneurship, Employability and Enterprise Development organization that delivers innovative, high-quality solutions for the development and growth of people who are independent of government but are core contributors to the commonwealth of their communities.
This initiative being hinged on AWLO’s theme for the year 2019; ‘Empowered for Sustainability’, has identified the following post-workshop opportunities as a sustainable model of women’s empowerment. Namely; A Women’s Business Community, Market place, Routine Business Coaching, and Business Loans.
To become eligible for AWLO-500 opportunities click on www.awlo.org/500/register to register free. The AWLO-500 Capacity Building Workshop holds on 14th December 2019 at Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, Calabar, preceding the 2019 AWLO Induction, Partner & Awards Dinner at Transcorp Hotels Calabar.
AFRICAN WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ORGANISATION (AWLO) is an international not-for-profit organization driving women’s leadership through gender parity, leadership effectiveness, and global development initiatives. With a membership of African women and women of African Descent, across 23 Chapters and Youth Councils in 12 countries including the USA and UK; we strive to advance the status of women in leadership by creating an empowering platform and harnessing the synergies of an alliance. AWLO’s women’s leadership solutions cut across all sectors, strata, and generations.