Eminent women of East Africa set to speak at the 2nd Women in Leadership Africa Forum & Awards 2013

17th September 2013, Kenya – The 2nd Women in Leadership Africa Forum & Awards 2013 (WILA), an innovational and stellar event bringing together influential women leaders from all over East Africa, is set to take place in Kenya for the second time this year. WILA 2013, a vision conceptualized by IDEANOMICS Global, is fast becoming an ideal platform for women in leadership – from politics to the most important business leaders and entrepreneurs – from various regions in Africa. The impressive two-day event, co-sponsored by Barclays Bank Kenya Ltd, is set to take place at the prestigious InterContinental Nairobi, Kenya, on 18th and 19th September 2013.

Day one of the unique and inspirational event will welcome noteworthy speakers, sponsors and media with an enjoyable scrumptious breakfast, exclusively sponsored by Proctor & Allan, which will then be followed by the intriguing forum discussions – highlighting and reviewing the challenges women face in the private sector these days.

An array of eminent women leaders speaking at WILA 2013 Kenya, include the Honorable Mrs. Petrina Namutenya Haingura (Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health & Social Services – Namibia); Dr. Agnes Zani (Senator – Senate of Kenya, Office of the Senate – Kenya); Naisula Lesuuda (Senator – Communication Consultant & Peace Ambassador, Office of the Senate – Kenya); Sabina Maghanga (Director, Macro Planning Directorate, Ministry of Devolution & Planning – Kenya); Patricia Murugami (Vice Dean, Strathmore University); Harpreet Ubhi (Conveyancing Department of the Firm and Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Daly & Figgis Advocates); Nivi Mukerjee (Serial Entrepreneur & Founder, E-Limu); and Fiona Asonga (Chief Executive Officer & Board Secretary, TESPOK).

Also speaking at the forum is the well-known Eva Muraya (Chairperson, KAWBO); Dr. Monica Kerretts-Makau (Director and Board Member, Communications Commission of Kenya); Sumayya Hassan-Athmani (CEO, National Oil Corporation of Kenya Limited); Linda Kamau (Developer, Ushahidi); Esther Passaris (Managing Director, Adopt A Light); Tazim Elkington (Owner & CEO, Indian Black Butterfly); Tamala Chirwa (Associate Coach and Trainer, Coach Development Institute of Africa); Caroline Armstrong (Strategic Projects Director, Housing Finance); Catherine Ngahu (Founder & Executive Chairperson, SBO Research); Pauline Warui (Director, Customer Care, Safaricom Limited); as well as the renowned Jeremy Awori – MD, Barclays Bank of Kenya.

Please visit http://www.wilafricaforum.com


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