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July 28, 2017. After the success of the two previous editions, the Women for Africa Foundation is launching the third edition of the “Science by Women” program. This program promotes the leadership of the African women dedicated to...
10th July, 2017. The Women for Africa Foundation was given recognition by the diplomatic entity Casa África in the Public Diplomacy category “for its work in raising awareness about the role of women in development in Africa”. The...
Bilbao, 4th July, 2017. The Biscay Provincial Government’s Department of Employment, Social Inclusion and Equality is going to back scholarships for three African women researchers, paying for them to stay for six months working in research...
Wednesday, 14th June, 2017. The Women for Africa Foundation (Mujeres por África) will be holding its fifth WOMEN MAKE MOVIES event from 3rd to 7th July, dedicated to African women film directors, in the Sala Berlanga venue in Madrid. As usual...
Madrid, 9th June, 2017. Pedro Villena, the director of the Casa Árabe strategic centre for relations with the Arabic world, and María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, the president of the Women for Africa Foundation (Mujeres por...
Thursday, 25th May, 2017. Once again this year, the Women for Africa Foundation (MxA) is celebrating Africa Day today, 25th May, with the photography contest “African Women in Spain”, which is now holding its fifth edition. This is one...
Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017. In order to raise awareness about the affliction of obstetric fistula, in 2013 the Women for Africa foundation (Mujeres por África) sponsored the publication of the novel “Take me to Farafangana" (“Ll...
The Women for Africa Foundation, with the backing of Banco Santander through Santander Universidades, is organizing the third Leadership, Governance and Globalization Forum at the prestigious university in New Haven, Connecticut. May 12, 2017. Women...
Honorine Munyole, the star of the documentary Maman Colonelle (Democratic Republic of the Congo / France, 2016), has won the Prize for Best Actress awarded by the Women for Africa Foundation (Mujeres por África) at the 2017 African Film...
It will fund the research doctorate into Epidemiology and Public Health as part of its chair in the King Juan Carlos University. Thursday, 4th May. María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, the president of the Women for Africa Foundation,...
The contest is aimed at female African authors who write in Spanish. It is part of the foundation’s programme that aims to promote the use and teaching of our language in Africa. There is a prize of €5,000 for each of the best works in...