We are a global movement with the mandate to provide capacity building, mentorship, social, educational and economic empowerment to women and youths in within Africa.

“Our vision is to promote entrepreneurship, leadership and economic growth amongst women and youth in African communities.”

"Our mission is to identify, build and bring visibility to African women and youth by offering training and unleashing their entrepreneurial and leadership potentials."



The Academy for Women Entreprenures (AWE) is a program supporting the development of women entrepreneurs around the world. AWE’s reach extends across Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and other regions where promoting women’s economic empowerment is a principal U.S policy priority.


The African Women in Film and TV Empowerment Program (AWIFTEP) is a program supporting the development of African women entrepreneurs within the film and TV industry. AWIFTEP’s reach extends across Africa where promoting women’s economic empowerment is a principal priority. The program is designed to empower women in Film and TV who are making films for impact to fulfil their economic potential, creating conditions for sustainability and prosperity


The Empowerment and Security Initiative (TESI) empowers displaced women within 18-35 years in IDP camp, to become economically independent by providing vocational training in Ankara product making, and addressing the need for women to be in the forefront of influence on matters concerning  security, peace, and governance. 


The U.S. Consulate Documentary Film Festival Lagos brings award-winning contemporary American documentaries, independent narrative films, and storytelling know-how to its audiences in order to highlight the value of film in fostering understanding and cooperation.