African Women Entrepreneurship Programme

The African Women Entrepreneurship Programe (AWEP) is an outreach, enlightenment and engagement initiative of the United States Department of State (DOS) created to help African women entrepreneurs participate in Export through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).


NECA is a Consultative Association that promotes and nurtures entrepreneurship amongst women.
A forum for women entrepreneurs to focus on issues that are crucial to the thriving of their businesses, an institution for fostering an enabling environment towards the success of women in entrepreneurship.

The NNEW Business Clusters

AWEP, is an industry leader dedicated to unlocking the full potential of diverse sectors. AWEP specializes in a wide range of clusters, including:

Who We Are

NNEW Creates a forum for women to consult and dialogue amongst themselves on issues of business interest.
Provide an opportunity for women to share information and create linkages that will enhance the growth of their businesses
Promote mentoring, modeling, etc., as a development tool for women entrepreneurs.

Our Mission

Empowering women to embrace entrepreneurship and achieve total well-being while impacting others.

Our Vision

To be preferred network for building generations of successful women entrepreneurs.

Our Core Values

P: Professionalism
O: Opportunities
I: Integrity
S: Service
E: Excellence

1220+ Members
Geo Locations
Locations: Lagos, Abuja, Rivers State, Ogun State, Kwara State, Kaduna State

Meet our leadership team

Mrs. Funmilayo Arowoogun
Mrs. Omololami Ajani
Vice President
Mrs. Abisola Oshodi
National Treasurer
Mrs. Aisha Ime-James
Publicity Secretary
Mr. Adefunke Kuyoro
Chairperson, Lagos State Chapter
Mrs. Adebayo Bakare
Chairperson, FCT Chapter
Mrs. Toyin Odobo
Chairperson, Rivers State Chapter
Mrs. Iyabode Oniyide
Chairperson, Ogun State Chapter
Mrs. Loveth Bamigboye
Chairperson, Kwara State Chapter
Adeniyi Adeyanju
Executive Secretary
Eneh Stella
Vice President South East
Helen Imoagene
Vice President South South

ANWBN is a coalition of 74 Women Business Associations across West Africa countries. The network is focus on total Women Empowerment, building leadership skills, access to credit, patronage of made in Nigerian goods as well as creating a gender friendly environment for women.


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