Ayra Starr, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala top list of 100 most influential African women 2022

100 African women from 36 African countries who have climbed the corporate ladder, started their own businesses, or have been at the forefront of decision making both locally & internationally have been listed on Avance Media’s list of 100 Most Influential African Women. Here’s a list according to their categories

BUSINESS:

  1. AIDA DIARRA from Senegal
  2. AISHAH AHMAD from Nigeria
  3. ANGELA EN-JIMOH from Kenya
  4. ANNE MURAYA from Kenya
  5. BARBARA GONZALEZ from Tanzania
  6. BRENDA MBATHI from Kenya
  7. DEBRA MALLOWAH from Kenya
  8. DELPHINE TRAORÉ from Burkina Faso
  9. DENTAA AMOATENG from Ghana
  10. DIARIÉTOU GAYE from Senegal
  11. DZENE MAKHWADE from Botswana
  12. FATOUMATA DORO from Ghana
  13. FOLAKE SOETAN from Nigeria
  14. JUMOKE JAGUN from Nigeria
  15. NANGULA NELULU from Namibia
  16. NENE MAIGA from Botswana
  17. DR NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA from Nigeria
  18. ODUNAYO EWENIYI from Nigeria
  19. OWEN OMOGIAFO from Nigeria
  20. SOPHIA BEKELE from Ethiopia
  21. DR. TUMA ADAMA from Sierra Leone
  22. VICTORIA KWAKWA from Ghana
  23. YOLANDA CUBA from South Africa
  24. YVONNE IKE from Nigeria

CLIMATE CHANGE

  1. BOGOLO KENEWENDO from Botswana
  2. ELIZABETH WATHUTI from Kenya
  3. VANESSA NAKATE from Uganda

CSO & PHILANTHROPY

  1. DR. AGNES KALIBATA from Rwanda
  2. ANNA EKELEDO from Nigeria
  3. AYA CHEBBI from Tunisia
  4. CAREN WAKOLI from Kenya
  5. EDITH YAH BROU
  6. H.E. ELLEN JOHNSON
  7. FRANÇOISE
  8. GRAÇA MACHEL
  9. MAKENA MWOBOBIA
  10. MARIE LOUISE
  11. PHUMZILE MLAMBO
  12. SENATOR DR. RASHA
  13. SEFORA KODJO
  14. YAWA HANSEN-QUAO

DIPLOMACY

  1. AHUNNA EZIAKONWA
  2. H.E. AMANI ABOU
  3. H.E. AMINA J
  4. AWA NDIAYE SECK
  5. H.E. BINETA DIOP
  6. CHIDO CLEOPATRA
  7. COUMBA DIENG SOW
  8. DIENE KEITA
  9. ELIZABETH MREMA
  10. H.E. ELSIE S. KANZA
  11. FATOUMATA NDIAYE
  12. GIOVANIE BIHA
  13. H.E. JOSEFA LEONEL
  14. LOUISE
  15. H.E. MARTHA AMA A.
  16. DR. MATSHIDISO
  17. H.E. AMB MINATA
  18. H.E. DR. MONIQUE
  19. DR TLALENG
  20. WINNIE BYANYIMA

SPORTS

  1. TOBI AMUSAN from Nigeria

MEDIA

  1. JAMILA MOHAMED from Kenya
  2. NANA ABA ANAMOAH from Ghana
  3. PEACE HYDE from Ghana
  4. SARAH ABDELBAKY from Egypt

GOVERNANCE

  1. H.E. AJA FATOUMATA
  2. H.E. ANNE WAIGURU
  3. RT. HON CATHERINE
  4. EVE BAZAIBA
  5. FATIMA-ZAHRA
  6. FAZILA JEEWA
  7. H.E. JESSICA ALUPO
  8. H.E. JEWEL HOWARD
  9. JOKATE MWEGELO
  10. LÚCIA MARIA MENDES
  11. H.E. MARIAM CHABI
  12. MARTHA KARUA
  13. MARTHA KOOME
  14. H.E. MUTALE
  15. RT. HON NAJLA
  16. OULIMATA SARR
  17. PAULA INGABIRE
  18. H.E. REBECCA
  19. RT. HON ROBINAH
  20. RT. HON ROSE
  21. RT. HON SAARA
  22. H.E. SAHLE-WORK
  23. H.E. SAMIA SULUHU
  24. VERA KAMTUKULE from Malawi
  25. RT. HON VICTOIRE from
  26. YVONNE AKI from Sierra Leone

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. ANNE KANSIIME from Uganda
  2. AYRA STARR from Nigeria
  3. FUNKE AKINDELE from Nigeria
  4. OSAS IGHODARO from Nigeria
  5. SINACH from Nigeria
  6. TEMS from Nigeria
  7. TIWA SAVAGE from Nigeria

 

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