Arlene Foster to speak at LILA2023 in Ghana

LILA2023 tickets

The Africa Women’s Leadership Academy (TAWLA) has proudly announced that Baroness Arlene Foster, former First Minister of Northern Ireland and esteemed member of the UK House of Lords, will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural Ladies in Leadership Awards (LILA2023).

Scheduled for November 16th, 2023, at 5 pm at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, No. 54, Independence Ave., Ridge Accra, the event is themed “Empowering Women, Strengthening Economies.” It promises to be a landmark occasion recognizing and celebrating the outstanding achievements of women across various sectors of the Ghanaian economy. Acknowledging their vital contributions, the ceremony will also feature the presentation of a range of fellowships.

TAWLA, a distinguished center under the prestigious Christian Accra Business School’s umbrella, is committed to empowering African women through leadership and business education. The Academy has been at the forefront of shaping female leaders, promoting gender equality, and building sustainable economic growth.

Baroness Arlene Foster, known for her long and impactful career in politics, will share her insights and wisdom on leadership, empowerment, and economic development. As the former First Minister of Northern Ireland, Foster’s leadership style and unwavering commitment to public service have made her an inspirational figure globally.

Foster’s presence at LILA2023 underscores the importance of women in leadership roles and the economic landscape, reflecting the event’s central theme. Her address is expected to inspire, challenge, and motivate attendees, including entrepreneurs, professionals, academics, and aspiring young leaders.

“We are thrilled to have Baroness Foster as our keynote speaker,” said a spokesperson for TAWLA. “Her unique perspective and extensive experience make her an ideal voice to encourage and inspire the next generation of women leaders.”

LILA2023 tickets are now available, and further details about the event can be found on TAWLA’s official website,

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