AllAfrica Women's Agenda (AWA) is an initiative of AllAfrica Global Media, a leading online producer and distributor of Pan African news and information, serving the Africa-interested audience worldwide. AllAfrica's multi-channel platform including the allAfrica.com website remains the only independent, comprehensive continent-wide news source of, by and about Africa with unrivaled reach and reputation.Launched in March 2015, AWA promotes gender equality in development and professional advancement for women across the continent. To mark International Women's Day, AllAfrica convenes an annual gathering putting a special spotlight on creating opportunities for young women. In 2023, AllAfrica joined with PhilJohn Academy in Cameroon to provide scholarships for 60 young girls from 18 countries who will receive training in leadership, entrepreneurship and technology.
The AllAfrica Media Group will celebrate International Women's Day this year with a high-profile event in Rabat, Morocco from March 7 to 9. The AllAfrica Women's Agenda Forum (AWA 2023) will spotlight the role of women in securing the continent's food resources and in combating poverty. AllAfrica Global Media is also jointly announcing with the PhilJohn Academy scholarships for 60 young women from 18 countries who will receive training in leadership, entrepreneurship and technology.