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Monday, March 14, 2016

SHEROES: Celebrating African Women Through Music @ AWDF 15th Anniversary Fundraiser

We are excited to be hosting the  African Women's Development Fund as it celebrates it's 15th Anniversary Celebration.  The event which is  hosted by the African Women's Development Fund-USA is will bring many African women who are movers, shakers, trailblazers as well as partners including the Ford Foundation, Global Fund for Women among many others. In attendance will be Ms. Leymah Gbowee, nobel peace activist, Ms Theo Sowa current AWDF CEO  andMs. Bisi Adeleye Fayemi. Co-Founder of AWDF. Also in attendance is AWDF-USA Chair Dr. Abena Busia and AWDF-USA board members.   

An exquisite feature of the fundraiser is the official launch of a one of a kind CD/DVD compilation titled The Sheroes compilation. The Sheroes compilation is an AWDF Compilation CD that includes music from artists such as Angelique Kidjoe, Nneka, Somi, Maame Afon- Yelbert Obeng, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and many other African women select videos and short films original poetry authored by African women. The compilation will be auctioned at the event at different prices with a gold plated, silver plated and regular CD compilations. 

Maame Afon one of the artists on the CD will be performing at the event as our key headlining artist.
 To listen to Maame Afon's music  Click here

Additionally to support AWDF's work you can head over to donate to the organization's fundraiser. 




Follow the event on twitter and Facebook via African Women's Development Fund USA &

 @awdfusa for updates. 






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