With a loan portfolio fully dedicated to women, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) is playing an active role in helping women entrepreneurs build and grow their own businesses. CEO and Executive Secretary of LSETF, Amujae Leader Tejumola Abisoye is confident that this support is transforming lives and improving the business environment for women in Lagos State.
The EJS Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Appenteng as its new Director of Partnerships and Resource Mobilization.
Our Director of Programs, Rumbidzai Chisenga, offered an insightful perspective on the critical role of data in the fight for gender equality.
Rapid urbanization and the global climate change crisis are significant challenges that policymakers must urgently address if cities around the world are to contemplate a productive and sustainable future.
“There can be no global impact without local community input, buy-in, and implementation,” stated Amujae Leader and Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr during her intervention at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeepers 2022 event in New York.
Africa has been disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change and has an essential part to play in climate discussions, ensuring just and well-financed sustainable growth across the continent.
Women are the backbone of the healthcare systems in Africa, yet they lack the support and protection they deserve. As a pioneering African healthcare woman leader, EJS Center Board Member Dr. Awele Vivien Elumelu is perfectly positioned to advocate for…
With the recent publishing of the World Economic Forum’s 2022 Global Gender Gap Report comes the sobering conclusion that the global gender gap has only been closed by 68.1%. This means that, at the current rate of progress, it will take 132 years to reach full parity.
Leading Ladies’ Network—a Ghana-based nonprofit organization founded by Amujae Leader Yawa Hansen-Quao to help young women acquire life skills and achieve their leadership potential—recently organized a reception in honor of US Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.