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Background

  • IWD has been historically held in Marondera at the Hope Fay Hotel and Conference Centre for two years.
  • Guests are mainly women from all sectors including media, legal, construction, NGO and Civic organisations.

2014 Keynote Speakers

  1. Justice Rita Makarau
  2. Deputy Reserve Bank Governor, Dr. Charity Dhilwayo
  3. Deputy Minister of WAGCD Hon Abigale Damasane

2015 Keynote Speakers

  1. Mrs Choice Damiso, an Executive director at the UNFPA
  2. Mrs Eve Gadzikwa, the Managing Director of the Standards Association of Zimbabwe and WUA Board of Trustee
  3. Ms Rita Chinyoka, a Publisher and Managing Director of the Alpha Media Holdings and
  4. Ms Jelda Nhliziyo, Programme Specialist in Gender & Human Rights at the UNWomen
  • The event has also featured local designers to showcase their fashion and entertainment has been provided by Kudzai Sevenzo, Rute Mbangwa and Clare Nyakudyara and JXB-Xclusive.
  • Companies were invited to exhibit their wares.
  • Held from morning to evening
  • Anchored on the international theme e.g 2015 #makeithappen was adopted to #makeithappenzim¬† 2014 #InspiringChange
  • Previous Partners include: Proton Bakeries, Adam Bede, Kefalos, Medtech, Innscor, Black Opal,¬† PSI Zimbabwe, SafAids Zimbabwe Dendairy (2014) UNFPA, Black Opal, Nestle, Safaids, NAC, ZIFM, Standard Chartered, Espol (2015)