GTF identifies and convenes international and African women leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and visionaries, in a pan-African event that will be hosted in partnership with NDF at the Kampala Serena Hotel on May 18th, 2018 in Kampala, Uganda.
The objective of GTF Kampala 2018 is to profile leading minds in progressive innovation among African women, who work on projects that help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, while preserving the African culture.
This inaugural presence of Global Thinkers Forum in Africa will aim to:
· Celebrate the African culture
· Highlight the link between culture and development
· Position Uganda through Trade and Tourism
· Promote the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, which is "Achieve gender equality and empower women and girls."
The event will have a solutions-based character and will promote success stories of women who are solutions makers, challenge social norms and go against the flow. From First Ladies to Ministers, to Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Academics and Journalists, this Forum will bring together trailblazing women from Africa and all over the world.
The most exquisite event in Africa in 2018! GTF 2018 Awards for Excellence under the theme: African Women as Trailblazers: A Celebration of Achievements will take place in Kampala on May 18th, 2018.
The GTF 2018 Awards Gala, co-hosted with NDF, will celebrate the achievements of African Women as Trailblazers;
honouring successful, pioneering African women, whose efforts and solutions are bringing about social transformation in their respective societies and beyond, and thus contributing significantly to sustainable development.
The GTF gala brings together local, regional and international C-Suite executives, investors, entrepreneurs, decision makers, representatives from government, academia and media.
Awards include the following categories:
· Good Governance
· Social Entrepreneurship
· Global Thinking
· Positive Change
· Promoting Peace and Collaboration
· Women’s Empowerment
· Lifetime Achievement
· Digital Space