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2022 ZORA! Festival Africa-America Women’s Economic Forum & Trade Expo


Florida, USA | Virtual

The 2022 Africa - America Women's Economic Forum & Trade Expo (AAWEF) Initiative

Focus: "Nurturing International Commerce through Education & Culture"


During the 33rd Annual ZORA! Festival

  • Tuesday – Wednesday, January 25 – 26,  A 2-day forum [personal and virtual] at Rollins College (Winter Park, FL)
  • Friday – Sunday, January 28 – 30, Trade Expo at the ZORA! – Outdoor Festival of the Arts (Eatonville, FL)
2022 Overarching Goals:
  • To create viable, replicable business models which will assist in entrepreneurship development of women in Africa and African-American women in the United States; and
  • To foster long-term, actionable networking opportunities among participants (both in-person and virtual).
Desired Outcomes/ Learning Objectives:

Combination of implementable/actionable ideas & exposure to new ideas & concepts, resources and relationships

  • Branding / Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • International Trade
  • Innovation
  • Resources – what is needed & where to get them (Access Bank – thinking about Africa, WHO? – thinking about US-based resources; encouraging cross-continents resources)
  • Leadership of self & others
About the ZORA! Festival

Learn more about the ZORA! Festival here.