Thanks to modern technology, African women have already started their journey of empowerment, Featured speaker Alma…


WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

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“Despite a little less than half of the population is illiterate and 50 percent without electricity, African continent has one billion active phone connections and 43 percent have access to 3G network. This shows modern technology is transforming lives and African women have already started their journey of economic empowerment.” This was stated by Almas Jiwani, Founder and CEO of Almas Jiwani Foundation (AJF) and the President Emeritus of UN Women Canada, as a featured speaker at the 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) being held from June 24 to 26, 2018 at the World Trade Center in Washington, D.C. with the theme of “Driving Trade, Unleashing…

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