There are more women entrepreneurs on the continent of Africa than men. However, despite their large representation in SME informal trade sector, most women entrepreneurs are unaware of their legal rights and duties under national laws and the AfCFTA. Lack of legal access combined with lack of access to credits, information and formal networks, undermines the sustainability and operation of their SMEs. This on-demand webibar offers valuable insights on how AfCFTA can empower women entrepreneurs to thrive on the continent.
Joyce Williams - Managing Attorney, Armooh-Williams, PLLC
A vibrant advocate, advisor, and international legal industry innovator, Joyce's legal career has included working at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in Incheon, South Korea; the International Law Institute in Washington, DC; the Kozolchyk National Law Center in Tucson, Arizona, and the Annapolis, Maryland-based SILLAC firm. In these positions, Joyce provided advisory services to countries and multinationals in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean on regional integration, harmonization of trade law, U.S Trade policies, and project development & finance.