The South America-Africa-Middle-Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS) 2022

December 16, 2022 | Virtual

The South America-Africa-Middle-Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS)

THEME:  Leading through Crisis – Inclusive Leadership for Tough Times

Event Brief
The South America-Africa-Middle-Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS) is an annual programme that brings together, the most influential and prominent women as well as key stakeholders from South America, Africa, Middle East and Asia regions to re-emphasize the critical role of women in the future of developing economies, celebrate influential and prominent female role models who are directly contributing to their development, and most assuredly, confront the inequalities women face and focus on the change we want to see – and create – in the world.


Dee Dawkins Haigler

Former Democratic Member,

Georgia House of Representatives


Laura Hall

Hon. State Representative,

Alabama State, USA


Asma Salman


American University of UAE


Rosalyn Henderson Myers


South Carolina House of Assembly


Folake Ani Mumuney

Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communication,

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd.


Beatrice Lugalambi

CM, Corporate Communications,

Centenary Bank, Uganda


Wadei Powell

Chief Executive Officer,

SRIMEX Oil and Gas, Liberia


Meena Kumari

Founder & Director, H.O.P.E. Training & Consultancy,

United Kingdom


Event Info
The 10th edition of this summit, which has been held in Dubai over the past 9 years would focus on the theme: “Leading through Crisis- Inclusive Leadership for Tough Timesʼ.
As the foremost convocation of women from the South America, Africa, Middle East and Asia (SAMEA) regions, this 10th edition has the following objectives;
  • Convene Think-Tanks, Experts, Academics, Researchers and Research scholars to explore.
  • Unique approaches to womenʼs greater influence and impact.
  • Get global female business and political leaders to share and adopt new realities, and best practices that would help strengthen their influence and impact in their countries.
  • Convene High-Level Roundtable Sessions and Panel Discussions for stakeholders across developing nations to engage and exchange experiences, lessons learned and best practices in developing a diversity of skills and female leadership in society.
  • Celebrate some of the influential leaders and businesses across emerging economies, who directly contribute to the community and national development.

SAMEAWS 2022 shall have the following key highlights:
  • Pre-summit Women Leadership Development Training with the theme; Women as Transformational Leaders – Learning to Optimize Leadership Effectiveness, Improve Leadership Performance, and Be Enabling Leaders.
  • Launch of the World of Amazons and the World We Want for Women (WWW) initiatives.
  • Unveiling the Special 10th Anniversary Edition of the Amazons Watch Magazine with the theme: Transformational Women Leaders of 2022: Driving Change and Economic Progress for a Sustainable Future.
  • Insightful Presentations and Panel Sessions.