November, 25th- December 3rd 2009, Kinshasa – Democratic Republic of Congo
Under the High patronage of the First Lady of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ms Olive Lembe Kabila.
Continental Women will welcome women from African descent and women from the Diasporas. Theme: The integration of Black Women Resources in the process of economic development and worldwide cooperation.
This historical meeting will provide the opportunity to women of Excellency in all sector of activity, to mentor and inspire young women to fulfil their potential and make impact in nations; to find out about new projects and how to get involved with African and Diasporan.
Established in 2003, by Patricia Tseli Faraut, a Cameroonian lady settled in France for 17 years, Africa Femmes Performantes, an African organization is responsible for promoting black women entrepreneurship worldwide by valuing and developing their talents. Africa Femmes Performantes’ responsibility is to associate the voices of African-American women to the construction of specifics bounds between America, Africa and European Diasporas.
“The International Congress of black Women is the First International Congress intended to promote and develop black women entrepreneurship worldwide. Our mission is to collect black talented women who participate actively in the emergence of a new Africa. What constitutes progress? Where are we headed? At a time of major world changes, what forms of progress do black women most need and want? What are our hopes for our future?
How to build a real community of black business women worldwide? This network collects hundreds women from Africa, Caribbean islands, America, Europe, and Asia who lead concrete projects and opportunities in areas such as food-processing industries, Health and Healthiness, Environment, fashion…
This global meeting is an invitation to each of us to discover, celebrate and commit to a more positive Africa through its achievements and potential. Each of us can and must be an actor of this first historical meeting.
ON THE AGENDA!
The Congress will be the moment to challenge conventional thinking, at both a collective and individual level to build specifics bounds between Africa and the Diasporas.
“Africa Femmes Performances’ responsibility to associate the voices of African-American women to the construction of specifics bounds between America, Africa and the Diasporas.
Contribute to modify the negative perception of Africa by Africans, African Americans and neo-diasporan, by emphasizing on the positive achievements in various sectors. To create a global campaign for Africa and the diasporas aimed at mobilizing individuals, sportswomen, artists, institutions, corporations and government in favor of black community.