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Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN) is a capability development not-for-profit organisation with a focus on leadership and economic empowerment of African women


Direct Beneficiaries








PAWEN is a technology driven ,  capability development not-for-profit organisation addressing gender inequality by empowering African women with the Competence, Confidence and Connections required to succeed in Business and Careers.

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program - Cohort 3

Applications for Cohort 3 of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program is open. Apply now  for a chance to be selected for the 2022 Cohort

TechUp Africa

TechUp Africa Program will empower  participants with the in-demand tech careers and match them to mentors who will guide their learning and professional development through the specially designed curriculum of our learning providers and partners,. Applications for TechUp Africa Program opens in a few weeks. Join the waiting list so you get to know first when applications open!

here are many ways you can contribute towards empowering women  and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved .

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Subscription to our PAWEN Entrepreneurs Community is now open.

Get to Know Us

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What We Do

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Capability Development

Empowering you for Success

We have specially designed programmes that empower our women for success in Business and in the Workplace. Our Curriculum is facilitated by leading specialists in Academia and Business

Community and Support Network

Connections and Conversations

We have a thriving online community of progressive women that serve as a platform for women to learn, collaborate and  support each other in achieving their personal and business goals

Coaching and Mentoring

Maximizing your potential

Our coaches and mentors provide individual and group development sessions where women are given the knowledge, support and clarity to achieve their career and business goals

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