Speech by Almas Jiwani on ‘The Power of One’ at Africa 4 Africa Women’s Conference in South Africa

Speech by Almas Jiwani on 'The Power of One' at Africa 4 Africa Women's Conference in South AfricaSource: Market Wire

Almas Jiwani, CEO of Almas Jiwani Foundation, gave an insightful and inspiring speech about the role of women in Africa. Discussing the merits of empowering women, she elaborated extensively on their impact on an individual level within their families and their communities. She was addressing a gathering of almost 500 people converged from across the globe at Feather Market Centre, Port Elizabeth in South Africa.

The second Africa for Africa International Women’s Day Conference (AAWC) aimed at ensuring the mobilization and strengthening of women cooperatives towards local economic development. The agenda for the conference focused on growing local economies and ensuring sustainable livelihoods through effective women cooperative structures.

Each woman, regardless of her economic stature, social standing or formal education, has a tremendous potential to move the world in the right direction. Because her impact starts with every new individual that arrives in this world, right from giving birth, to early nurturing to proper guidance. Attending to the needs of women is the fastest and most efficient method for bringing about all the positives changes that we want to leave as a legacy for our future generations,said Almas Jiwani

Read more – Dated: March 18, 2017

 

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