This will be achieved through –

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Women Lead Executive Forum

which is established to serve as a platform to discuss policy development, creation of women empowerment and amplification initiatives by women, enhancing the intervention of civil societies and the private sector, promoting advocacy and pressure groups, build awareness of business innovations that accelerate women’s empowerment, identify key actions to address the financing gap for women empowerment, the personal efforts of the attendees in empowering women in their respective industries and constituencies and sharing of ideas and provide women the opportunity to network.

FOCUS

This high-level Forum is a convergence of women who are leaders in government, entrepreneurs, start-ups, civil society’s and the private sectors across the various nations of Africa.
Database will be built for participants to take part in our World Congress for Young Politicians & Leaders to be held in UK.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

To develop an action plan for women’ empowerment and gender equality for the youth and to assess the key and current challenges to gender equality.
To build mentor mentee relationship for participants with the introduction ‘’From woman 2 woman’’ mentorship programme. This we believe will provide adequate guidance to upcoming women leaders.
Participants will leave the event rich in knowledge and empowered.
Young Global Leaders Network contributes with its commitment to the UN women’s empowerment principles & Sustainable Development Goal 5.
Our Women Lead Executive Forum events held annually in UK and Ghana will celebrate women’s achievement, while also making a call to action for accelerating gender equality and women empowerment.
2000 young women leaders in areas of entrepreneurship, politics, and corporate leadership by 2022 and equip them with relevant coaching, funding, ongoing training and high-profile networking.

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Woman2Woman Mentorship Programme

To build mentor mentee relationship for participants and members of YGLN. This we believe will provide adequate guidance to upcoming women leaders.

Can Do Woman Project which comes in two folds

Can Do Woman Personality Series focuses on showcasing or featuring women personality doing tremendously well in their field of work.

CanDoWoman Workshop which focuses on providing training, networking, and personal development to women entrepreneurs and aspiring women leaders.

JUST ENDED WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE FORUM 2019 IN GHANA

On the 21st June 2019, YPLN held its maiden Women in Leadership Executive Forum in Ghana. The event was graced by women leaders in Ghana who challenge women not to give up irrespective of the challenges and strive for excellence.

Keynote speakers at the event were H.E. Claudia Turbay Quintero, Colombia Ambassador to Ghana and Hon. Bernice Adiku Heloo, Member of Parliament for Hohoe Constituency, Ghana.
Other speakers were; Dr. Caryn Agyeman Prempeh, Medical Doctor and Founder of Cerviva Ghana Foundation, Emmaline Datey, Human Resource Manager ate EIB Network and a Leadership Coach, Lexy Owusu-Boahene, Managing Director of LXHR Solutions, Marcia Ashong, a Lawyer and Founder/Executive Director of the Boardroom Africa, Mr Alvin Arthur Qua-Enoo, Social Entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer of EV Civil and Mining Ltd and Mr. Daniel Appiah, Regional Sales and Service Manager at Fidelity Bank.

The event was sponsored and partnered by Tarragon Edge, CGIA, LXHR Solutions, Cerviva, Blue Skies, ICANN, United Nations Youth Ghana and United Nations Youth TV