Thank you to our sponsors for their generous investment in the inaugural WAA Forum. Your support will help catalyze a Pan African network of women focused driving social and economic transformation.
We look forward to deepening our engagement with you over coming WAA Forums.

The Host: Graça Machel Trust

The Graça Machel Trust’s believes that the economic development of the continent is hinged on the sustained participation of women in socio-economic spheres at all levels and across sectors. Through our Women’s Rights Programme we work to strengthen women’s networks and strategies in order to drive the economic advancement of women and empower future generations in a collaborative and sustainable manner.

Convening Partner: APCO Worldwide

APCO Worldwide has been selected as the WAA forum’s convening partner. APCO is an independent global public affairs and strategic communications consultancy, founded by Margery Kraus in 1984. With more than 600 employees in 35 worldwide locations, it is also the second largest independently owned PR firm in the United States.

APCO has deep roots in Africa and a long history of planning and executing high-profile newsmaking events for non-profit organizations. It also has a great deal of experience developing, producing and communicating about major events around the world and has undertaken all aspects of event planning from strategy to logistics and production, communication and stakeholder engagement.

Special thanks to our Inaugural Forum Sponsors

Our Media Partners

Thank You to Our Seed Sponsors

In Kind Sponsors

Coca Cola

Cynthia Nyamai Communications

Fresh RSVP

Moore Philanthropy