About Us

Anakazi Center for Women’s Empowerment and Development (Anakazi Center) facilitates the economic and social empowerment of African women by increasing knowledge of global issues, advocating for human rights and supporting the equal participation of women and men in addressing development issues. Anakazi Center accomplishes this mission through three core areas: advocacy,business development and career development.

Utilizing dynamic and culturally-relevant approaches to empower and propel African women toward success, Anakazi Center endeavors to achieve the following goals:

  • Connect women globally
  • Harness the power of women to create meaningful change in the family, community and local economy
  • Raise awareness of women’s issues and causes by leveraging media and partnerships
  • Center African women in programming and processes to avoid reinforcement of imbalanced power structures
  • Increase professional and business opportunities for women

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