The African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) is a not-for-profit organisation with membership that is open to all women of African Descent. AWLO brings together female executives, professionals and leaders to further advance the leadership status of women in continent of Africa, by creating an empowering platform and harnessing the synergies of alliance.

AWLO envisions

A world in which women take their rightful place as home and nation builders with opportunities and equal access in all areas

To bring together female executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders to further enhance their leadership capabilities and fulfill the objectives of the organisation.

Our Objectives

To foster an alliance amongst women of African descent in leadership positions, to challenge women to aspire to, and take up leadership positions in their respective communities, countries and ultimately globally.

Educate women in office and leadership positions on proper conduct and innovative leadership.

To create a platform for unity, solidatity, cohesion, dialogue and networking among members, for self-development.

To support and initiate strategies that improve access to legal, political, economic, educational and health services for women and children in the region.

To promote respect for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of women and children in the continent.

To build and promote the spirit of giving, and community service in the African society through volunteer and social programmes.