Monday, May 06, 2013

RTF INSPIRATION: ALEK WEK, IMAN, FOLAKE FOLARIN-COKER, LISA FOLAWIYO & LIYA KEBEDE MAKE WIE60 POWER LIST

On May 6th, 2013, WIE launches the inaugural WIE Africa in Cape Town.

WIE Africa aims to contribute to changing the perceptions of Africa as a whole by showcasing successful African women and innovation connecting with the next generation of African leaders through a series of fully interactive, informative and exciting sessions.

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WIE will hold for two inspiring days with 39 speakers (including Nigerian designer, Folake Folarin – Coker, CD, Tiffany Amber) through the 6th & 7th of May, 2013 spanning with career talks from top women in their fields from Fashion to Banking, and will end with an exclusive dinner in honour of Graca Machel & the WIE Power Influence list.

Women:Inspiration and Enterprise WIE60 2013 Power List HERE
The Schedule: HERE

Read full article after the jump.

WIE, which stands for Women: Inspiration and Enterprise launched its first symposium in New York City in 2010. "Our mission was to provide a platform for this generation’s women leaders to inspire and empower the next generation".

The WIE Symposium is an ambitious and innovative event that brings together smart, engaged, forward thinking women interested in meeting like-minded individuals, expanding their knowledge and making a difference. Over the years, the WIE Symposium has attracted an incredible lineup of thought leaders such as Nancy Pelosi, Jill Biden, Arianna Huffington, Melinda Gates, Sarah Brown, Queen Rania, Donna Karan, Diane von Furstenberg, Aerin Lauder, Jennifer Buffett, Ted Turner, Lauren Bush, Christy Turlington, Iman, Rosario Dawson and Nora Ephron.

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