Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community hosts the Inaugural Africa-America Women’s Economic Forum during ZORA! Festival 2020. Participants will engage with a multi-cultural mix of women leaders exploring commerce and culture bridging Africa and America. Lunch is included with the purchase of the ticket.
Date: Thursday January 30, 2020
Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Venue: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts – Alexis & Jim Pugh Auditorium/DeVos Family Room for Luncheon Buffet
Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801
Ticket Information: $75.00 (Includes luncheon buffet)
"Women Connecting for Commerce and Culture"
Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.) and The Door of Our Return Foundation, Inc. host the Inaugural Africa-America Women's Economic Forum during ZORA! Festival 2020. Participants will engage with a multi-cultural mix of women leaders exploring commerce and culture bridging Africa and America. Lunch is included with the purchase of the ticket.
- Inaugurate a mechanism whereby African women entrepreneurs and elected officials will connect and exchange with their American counterparts through the Africa-America Women Economic Forum- Sustainable Trade Conversation.
- Begin building a sustainable economic relationship between Africa and America through networking and education for women entrepreneurs and elected officials.
- Foster trade relations between Africa and America, creating access to global markets for women entrepreneurs.
- Women fostering positive African culture through arts and entertainment
- Mrs. Macoura Dao: President of the Network of Locally Elected Women and Territorial Leaders of Africa (REFELA) & Mayor of Foumbolo in Côte d'Ivoire, Africa.
- Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Chairman and Chief Executive, National Diaspora Commission Nigeria and former member of the Nigeria Federal House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State. Chairman of the House Committee on Media & Publicity.
- Anna McCoy: Principal, Chief Global Strategy Officer and Founder of UrbanAmerica, a private real estate equity and development firm based in the United States.
- Pamela McCauley: Ph.D., Professor of Engineering, College of Engineering & Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Expert Witness and Entrepreneur.
- Margaret Jackson: Program Director, Alameda County Small Business Development Center, California.
- Nyami Mandindi: Founder and Executive Director of Kusile Africa Ventures, a property development and investment venture, and of Petals Global, a womens' investment company, located in South Africa.
- Danayi Musamirapamwe: Founder, 'She is Africa' Organization.