CATALYSTS FOR INVESTING IN WOMEN TO GROW BUSINESS - Washington D.C
Africa Femmes Performantes leads the First International Congress intended to promote and develop African and Diasporan women entrepreneurship worldwide, operating in 3 continents: Americas-Africa and Europe, Our mission is to identify talented women who participate actively in the emergence of a new Africa. What constitutes progress? Where are we headed? At a time of major world changes, what forms of progress do black women most need and want? What are our hopes for our future? How to build a real community of african business women worldwide?
A Co-operative Bank committed to help women Entrepreneur in Africa and in the Diasporas. Almost One hundred and fifty women with the vision to tackle upon the problem of access to financial resources founded this institution with a financial contribution of $300.000.
"Catalysts for investing in Women to grow Business" conference was held March 12-15, 2015 in Washington D.C at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza.
the agenda featured keynotes adresses from: Ms. Jeannine Scott, President of the US-ANGOLA chamber of Commerce, Mrs. Chantal Ngoyi, Questeur at the House of Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Patricia Secke, President & Founder "Africa Femmes Performantes,Inc.", Shelvin Longmire, Executive Director Afrique Expansion, Dr.Christine Marley-Ochola, Chief Operation Officer AVO Global, Mrs.Kelley Page Jibrell, Co-Chair, Africa 2.0 Foundation-DC Chapter; Founder & President Sachem Global; Arthuretta H. Martin, Board Member; Consortium for International Management, Policy, Administration & Development (CIMPAD); Melanie Assasse, Chief Executive Officer JUST&MEL Products in DRC; Edwige Dondra Zoe, Africa Femmes Performantes Coordinator in France; Ms. Regina Sytis, Communication & Public Relations Coordinator AFP France. Mrs. Elodie Ntamuzinda, Member of the House of Elections in DRC.
Also, the conference featured one-on one interviews with investors M. Dada CEO at KOFA INTERNATIONAL, Chicago, M. David Sounders, Projects Manager at the AFRICAN DIASPORA MARKETPLACE Washington D.C; panel discussions, interactive breakout sessions and high level networking, financial education and the tools to access capital and the fundamental of private equity and impact investing.
MARCH 2014, WASHINGTON D.C IN PICTURES
Late Dr. Dorothy I. Height (Former President of the National Council of Negro Woman) and Patricia Secke president of Africa Femmes Performantes, Inc.
Today, the recognition of the Diaspora by the African Union as the 6th region of Africa is an acknowledgement of common historical, cultural and religious links with the continent. Since it is now considered as one of the regions of the African Union, the Diaspora must therefore be directly involved in the activities of the African Union and vice versa. Through this effort, Africa aims to contribute to the revival of Africans all over the world.
The same intense desire for freedom, equality and brotherhood led to the very first important gathering of black women, which took place in 1935 under the leadership of Dr. Dorothy I. Height, President of the National Council of Negro Women in the USA; then in Martinique in 1945 Paulette Narda encouraged women to take their future into their own hands. Read More
2015 PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES
MAY 4-20, 2015, KINSHASA DRC
CAPACITY BUILDING IN 3 MAJOR CITIES: KISANGANI-GOMA AND LUBUMBASHI
VISION BOARD & FUNDRAISING GALA
CRANS MONTANA FORUM 2015 BELGIUM, JUNE 10-13
A delegation of Africa Femmes Performantes members and partners will be attending the Crans Montana African Women’s Forum. This forum represents a unique and privileged opportunity for women – and men – from around the world to discover the reality of African society, while taking advantage from a perspective that has not yet been highlighted or valued in the process of analyzing and determining strategies. Numerous personalities and major Organizations have already decided to support this new Initiative. to be part of the Africa Femmes Performantes Delegation at a discounted rate email us at email@example.com or you can directly register here
PARIS JUNE 2015:GIFA d’OR Trophy
We are pleased to announce that the Africa Femmes Performantes has been chosen to receive in June 2015, the GIFA d’OR Trophy, category: Pan African Association of the Year 2015. GIFA-LEPFIDA International and the Federation of Mariannes of the Republic and Europe are a network Managers that promotes Entrepreneurship in Women, empowers Women in Politics and leadership.
AFRICA FEMMES PERFORMANTES LAUNCHING IN PARIS SEPTEMBER 2015
The International Committee of Africa Femmes will hold an "Official launching Conference" in Paris nest September 2015 to determine what this powerful organization is planning for women Entrepreneur in France and in Europe.
On March 8, 2012 was a highlight in Washington during the International Women's Day where the brand of cosmetics Africa Femmes Performantes was launched in order to finance projects of its members. Women aren’t short of ideas to help create positive change in their lives, but they are often short of the money needed to turn those ideas into reality. That’s Africa Femmes performantes Cosmetics was launched on March 8, 2012 with the unique objective to help raise more money for women’s projects and organisations.