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Empowering Women: CBW-Africa Launches Uganda Chapter with Grand Celebration


Empowering Women: CBW-Africa Launches Uganda Chapter with Grand Celebration

The Commonwealth Business Women Africa (CBW-Africa) proudly launched its Uganda Chapter with a successful event held at Kitante Primary School.

The celebration brought together numerous dignitaries, including Baroness Sandip Verma, a member of the House of Lords (British Parliament), a seasoned entrepreneur, and Head of UN UK, and KCCA Mayor His Worship Salim Uhuru.

Their presence highlighted the significance of the event, which centered around discussions on advancing trade and educational opportunities for girls and women.

Founded by President Ngozi Oyewole from Nigeria and Vice President Nana Wanjau from Kenya, CBW-Africa aims to foster trade and educational transformation across the continent.

The Uganda Chapter is spearheaded by Remmie Male, the Continental Secretary General, who also serves as the Founder and Executive Director, along with Belinda Blick, Country Director, and Gloria Aminat, Deputy Country Director. Their leadership has been instrumental in the chapter’s initiatives, including the online trade center and the ambitious One Million Girls Coding Program.

The launch event included representatives from model schools such as Namagunga Girls School and Kitante Primary School, underlining the importance of education in the chapter’s mission.

Centenary Bank sponsored the event, with additional support from local partners including Calaret Women, Club Tangaza, Bora Minds, and Ady 2 Faces.

The occasion was further graced by Dottie Liech, the Continental Head of Fundraising and Partnership, and Kodris Africa from Kenya.

“We are thrilled to have launched our Uganda Chapter and to have such strong support from the community and our partners,” said Remmie Male. “We are dedicated to empowering women in business and education throughout Africa,” she added.

CBW-Africa’s commitment to transforming trade and education is evident in its activities across 25 countries, with plans to expand further. The organization’s initiatives, such as the online trade center and the One Million Girls Coding Program, are designed to create significant impacts on women’s economic and educational opportunities.

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