African Women In Leadership – Leading In The Digital Age, London, 2020

Tue, Sep 8, 2020, 8:30 AM – Thu, Sep 10, 2020, 10:00 PM

The world today is driven by digital technology and we are all affected, whether we are in a digital business, sell in the market or providing services for customers in the NGO, oil and gas and government sectors. The question is, are you comfortable with what is required of you as a entrepreneur or manager operating in the digital space?

Digital technology touches us all. We must therefore understand it, learn how to manage it and learn how to manage the people we expect to operate it on our behalf.

FOCUS OF THE AFRICAN WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ANNUAL CONFERENCE (2020)

(a) Presenting: World-leading and continent-focused experts on issues affecting emerging businesses, established and those targeting Africa.

(b) A discussion and action forum for 21C leadership in Africa. Existing and aspiring entreprenuers, management and leadership in Africa seeking to gain knowledge and insights into the importance and relevance of technology for their organisation; whether they are tech-based or not.

(c) Essential Skills and Competencies ( discussions and workshops)For the Digital Age

(c) Ubiquity of digital tecnology and transformational effects from “Have Not To Core”

– Leaders of today must understand the impact on their business, value chains, customers and personal productivity, to enable them to ask the right questions.

(e) Current examples (case studeis and workshops) on how digital technology is being applied in organisations for:

Healthcare

Agriculture and Agrobusiness

Education

Social Enterprise

Business transformation

Finance for the SME, Micro & Large Corporate

Infrastructure

Innovation

Research

(f) Partner initiatives and examples of international organisations seeking partnerships with local companies for reach [meetups]

(g) Promoting African Women In Leadership and go to market opportunities & projects – international and local companies [collaborative forums].

(h) Diaspora businesses connecting for African Women In Leadership

(i) Corporate CSR and Social Enterprise initiatives

(j) Action Labs/Clinics/Mentoring [workshops]

Key Questions:

Q; How is digital technology perceived in your organisation and by your customers?

Q: What is your strategy for adopting digital technologies ?

Q: What training and education are you currently providing for your Africa-focused teams.

Q: What female leadership programmes are you (1) currently running, (2) intend to run?, )3) Seeking partnerships for?

Q: Do you see room for improvement?

Tags: AWIL, YAWIL, African Women In Leadership, Young African Women In Leadership, Leading In The Digital Age, African Women Leaders, Women In Leadership, UN Women For Africa, Crans Montana African Women, L’Oreal African Women, Women’s Forum African Women, AU Education, Commonwealth, ECOWAS Education, African Professional Development, Women In Innovation

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