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ABOUT THE RANKING

Presented as a ranking of the 100 Most Influential African Women, this publication presents a summary of women who have climbed the corporate ladder, started their own businesses, or have been at the forefront of decision making both locally & internationally.

 

Through our Be A Girl Mentorship program, we would offering mentorship opportunities to selected young women from the conitnent who will be able to connect with our honourees in our our quest to produce more succesful African women.

STATISTICS

100

AFRICAN WOMEN

35

AFRICAN COUNTRIES

10

CATEGORIES

Find below our inaugural honourees of the 100 Most Influential African Women list arranged according to their categories

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP
Abiola Bawuah
ABIOLA BAWUAH
Aïda-Diarra
AÏDA DIARRA
Angela-Kyerematen-Jimoh
ANGELA KYEREMATEN-JIMOH
Binta-Toure-Ndoye
BINTA TOURE NDOYE
Carole Wainaina
CAROLE WAINAINA
Caroline-Abel
CAROLINE ABEL
Clare-Akamanzi
CLARE AKAMANZI
Delphine-Maidou
DELPHINE MAIDOU
Dr Karusisi
DR. DIANE KARUSISI
Dr Aryee
DR. JOYCE ARYEE
Dr Matlanyane
DR. RETSELISITSOE MATLANYANE
Elisabeth-Medou-Badang
ELISABETH MEDOU BADANG
Ibukun-Awosika
IBUKUN AWOSIKA
Janine-Kacou-Diagou
JANINE KACOU DIAGOU
Joyce-Ann-Wainaina
JOYCE-ANN WAINAINA
Mosun-Belo-Olusoga
MOSUN BELO-OLUSOGA
Nadia-Fettah
NADIA FETTAH
Ngozi-Okonjo-Iweala
NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA
Nicky-Newton-King
NICKY NEWTON-KING
Nunu-Ntshingila
NUNU NTSHINGILA
Osaretin-Demuren
OSARETIN DEMUREN
Priscillah-Mabelane
PRISCILLAH MABELANE
Sola-David-Borha
SOLA DAVID-BORHA
Wendy-Lucas-Bull
WENDY LUCAS BULL
CSO & PHILANTHROPY
Coumba-Toure
COUMBA TOURE
Elizabeth-Elango-Bintliff
ELIZABETH ELANGO BINTLIFF
Ellen-Johnson-Sirleaf
H.E. ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF
Farida-Nabourema-Bemba
FARIDA NABOUREMA BEMBA
Fatou-Jagne-Senghor
FATOU JAGNE SENGHOR
Graça-Machel
GRAÇA MACHEL
Ilwad-Elman
ILWAD ELMAN
Justina-Mutale
JUSTINA MUTALE
Leymah-Gbowee
LEYMAH GBOWEE
Obiageli-Ezekwesili
OBIAGELI EZEKWESILI
Tsitsi-Masiyiwa
TSITSI MASIYIWA
Winnie-Byanyima
WINNIE BYANYIMA
DIPLOMACY
Aya-Chebbi
AYA CHEBBI
Cynthia-Samuel-Olonjuwon
CYNTHIA SAMUEL-OLONJUWON
Dr Moeti
DR MATSHIDISO REBECCA MOETI
Dr Kantengwa
DR. JULIANA KANTENGWA
Dr Phumzile
DR. PHUMZILE MLAMBO-NGCUKA
Dr Vera Songwe
DR. VERA SONGWE
H.E-Cessouma-Minata-Samate
H.E CESSOUMA MINATA SAMATE
Amina-Mohammed
H.E. AMINA J. MOHAMMED
H.E.-Amira-Elfadil-Mohammed-Elfadil
H.E. AMIRA ELFADIL MOHAMMED ELFADIL
H.E.-Bineta-Diop
H.E. BINETA DIOP
H.E.-Dr.-Amani-Abou-Zeid
H.E. DR. AMANI ABOU-ZEID
H.E.-Fatima-K.-Mohammed
H.E. FATIMA K. MOHAMMED
H.E. Hanna Tetteh
H.E. HANNA TETTEH
H.E.-Josefa
H.E. JOSEFA LEONEL CORREIA SACKO
Sarah-Mbi-Agbor
H.E. PROF SARAH MBI ENOW ANYANG AGBOR
Joyce-Msuya
JOYCE MSUYA
Louise-Mushikiwabo
LOUISE MUSHIKIWABO
Michelle Ndiaye
MICHELLE NDIAYE
Professor-Sheila-Tlou
PROF SHEILA TLOU
EDUCATION & LITERATURE
Arunma-Oteh
ARUNMA OTEH
Chimamanda-Ngozi-Adichie
CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
Dr-Jackie-Chimhanzi
DR JACKIE CHIMHANZI
Dr Dlamini
DR. JUDY DLAMINI
ENTERTAINMENT
Angélique-Kidjo
ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
Genevieve-Nnaji
GENEVIEVE NNAJI
Khadja-Nin
KHADJA NIN
Lupita Nyongo
LUPITA NYONG'O
Omotola-Jalade-Ekeinde
OMOTOLA JALADE EKEINDE
Oumou-Sangaré
OUMOU SANGARÉ
Tiwa-Savage
TIWA SAVAGE
Yvonne-Chaka-Chaka
YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Bethlehem-Tilahun-Alemu
BETHLEHEM TILAHUN ALEMU
Dr Precious
DR. PRECIOUS MOLOI-MOTSEPE
Folorunsho-Alakija
FOLORUNSHO ALAKIJA
Julie-Gichuru
JULIE GICHURU
Rebecca-Enonchong
REBECCA ENONCHONG
GOVERNANCE
Amb.-Dr.-Amina-C.-Mohamed
AMB. DR AMINA C. MOHAMED
Bogolo
BOGOLO JOY KENEWENDO
Dr Priscilla
DR. PRISCILLA SCHWARTZ
Gladys-Kokorwe
GLADYS KOKORWE
Samba-Panza
H.E CATHERINE SAMBA-PANZA
H.E-Monica-Geingos
H.E MONICA GEINGOS
H.E-Sahle-Work-Zewde
H.E SAHLE-WORK ZEWDE
H.E.-Jewel-Taylor
H.E. JEWEL TAYLOR
H.E
H.E. NKOSAZANA DLAMINI-ZUMA
H.E-Rebecca-Akufo-Addo
H.E. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO
Hon-Kamissa-Camara
HON KAMISSA CAMARA
Jeannine-Mabunda-Lioko
JEANNINE MABUNDA LIOKO
Mariam-Jack-Denton
MARIAM JACK-DENTON
Maya-Hanoomanjee
MAYA HANOOMANJEE
Rt.-Hon Dr Saara
RT. HON. DR SAARA KUUGONGELWA-AMADHILA
Rt.-Hon Rebecca Kadaga
RT. HON. REBECCA KADAGA
Verónica-Macamo
VERÓNICA MACAMO
LEGAL
Fatou-Bom-Bensouda
FATOU BOM BENSOUDA
Irene-Ovonji-Odida
IRENE OVONJI-ODIDA
Justice-Irene-Mambilima
JUSTICE IRENE MAMBILIMA
Mandisa-Maya
MANDISA MAYA
Meaza-Ashenafi
MEAZA ASHENAFI
MEDIA
Bonang-Matheba
BONANG MATHEBA
Linda-Ikeji
LINDA IKEJI
Mo-Abudu
MO ABUDU
Sophie-Ikenye
SOPHIE IKENYE
SPORTS
Caster-Semenya
CASTER SEMENYA
Fatma-Samba-Diouf-Samoura
FATMA SAMBA DIOUF SAMOURA