Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The African Women in Leadership Conference (AWCL) 2012 will be hosted by The Gambia 13-15 June 2012 at the Sheraton Gambia Hotel, Brufut, the organizers told a news conference here Thursday.
The event is one of the biggest gatherings of African women and is expect to attract over 250 women from the continent, they said.
The conference will discuss relevant issues aimed at empowering women to develop their leadership capability towards greater self and national development.
Awards will also be presented to individuals, particularly women who have made significant contributions in various fields.
The theme of the conference is “African women - Empowering for impact.”
Past editions of the AWLC were hosted by Ghana (2009 and 2011) and Nigeria (2010).
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