The Management of AVICOMM GROUP a Leading Pan African Communications, Media, Publishing and Corporate Events Management Company based in Ghana and Cameroon in collaboration with THE GLOBAL CAPACITY BUILDING FOUNDATION (founded and chaired by the elated Professor. Justine Diffo, also Chairperson of the Cameroon Telecommunications Regulatory Board) is organizing the 2023 edition of the AFRICAN WOMEN ECONOMIC & LEADERSHIP FORUM& AWARDS – AWELFA 2023 scheduled to take place this 26th January 2023 under the auspices of the Minister of Small and Medium Size Enterprises, the Minister of Commerce and Trade and the Minister of Women`s Empowerment of the Republic of Cameroon.

The Conference will bring together Leading Women in the Private and Public sectors from around the globe to meet together and think through Strategies Women globally and African Women in particular need to implement in order to be part of the socio-economic developmental agenda of nations.
Participants and Speakers at the AFRICAN WOMEN ECONOMIC & LEADERSHIP FORUM & AWARDS – AWELFA2023 are Presidents, Members of the Civil Society and Diplomatic Corps, Leading Women in Business, Political Leaders, Philanthropist etc. The conference is also powered by the Ruth Tembe Foundation and the Leading and Enterprising Women of Africa (LEWA) Organization, both organizations working to empower women globally.
If a Society must thrive economically, socially, and politically, Women’s role in building this must not be ignored.


The annual AFRICAN WOMEN ECONOMIC & LEADERSHIP FORUM & AWARDS – AWELFA has for objective to bring together about 500 African Women Business Leaders and CEOS to honour and celebrate Business Excellence and female Leadership in Africa.
It is equally an event where we think and find solutions to empower more Women encouraging them to embrace Leadership roles across different sectors in society.
This year`s gathering will have the presence of Heads of Governments from Africa and abroad, government bodies, members of the diplomatic corp, and Women at the forefront of different sectors in society.


Highlights of the event will include:

  • An Award ceremony
  • Business Exhibition
  • Special edition of Magazine launch
  • Networking
  • Panel Discussion
  • Business Pitch Competition


H.E Macdella Cooper

2023 Presidential Candidate. Republic of Liberia.

H.E Rosalia Arteaga

Ex-President of the Republic of Ecuador


PR. Justine Diffo

Board Chair CTB

Mme Yah Judith ACHIDI


H.E. Mme. Célestine Ketcha Courtès

Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Cameroon


Dr. Liza Ekole

Physician/Leadership Coach

Amb. Adeshola Helen

Publisher – Ladies in Business Magazine Global.

Hon. Nourane Foster

Member of the Cameroon Parliament

Bertha Yenwo

President Cameroon Chapter AWLO

Mme Adele Kamtchouang

General Manager – Tropiks Industries

Olaitan Taiwo

Founder & CEO – COREE Group

Ayopeju Komolafe

Founder & CEO Alluring Global Empire

Diane Audrey Ngako

Founder & CEO – Omenkart Agency

Hermine Liliane Mbarga

Executive President – ACODAF

Martha Monono Kombe

President – First Ladies International


Adrienne NOBODEM

Editor-In-Chief – Dash Media

Ruth Tembe Biz

Founder & CEO of AVICOMM GROUP / President of the Cameroon-India Business Council

Commy Musa

Journalist/Gender Activist