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About Us

Our Mission

 Promote  cooperative Economics

The Mission of AWEC is to promote cooperative economics amongst a consortium of women business owners, foster collective work, and responsibility, create an international partnership with Diaspora Africans and foster academic scholarships for African youth.  


02.  Foster collective work and responsibility, 

The complex, important, and often ground-breaking international business matters on which we work can attract the best and brightest business owners from around the world. And we've been lucky enough to collaborate with the best of the best in business.Our grant writing, personal development, and financial literacy workshops help to teach resource acquisition for small businesses. Small businesses are those that have less than 5 million dollars in revenue.


03. Create international partnership with Diaspora Africans

If you as an African Diasporan member business wish to do business in Africa, Nigeria and Ghana in particular, or if your business is in Africa looking to get started or is in need of some negotiation skills, you can rest assured that we’re going to help you. We’re committed to providing you with top notch team, legal support and knowledge about process. We approach every member business with a focus on developing their business profiles to show how they benefit the community in practical and positive ways.

04. Foster academic scholarships for African youth.

We support Students who wish to study science by contributing to their school fees. 

Adaeze, Adaora Onyioha Lewis

Vice President of AWEC

Founder and CEO, Goth in the Raw. and Raw Mandolin. She is a world acclaimed celebrity Chef featured in numerous vegan magazines, and a Vegan Cookbook Author. READ MORE

AWEC Int. Officers

National Director, of AWEC USA.

Michelle Maddox Michele Maddox was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.   She has lived in Connecticut,   Ohio,   Tennessee,  Georgia, Istanbul, Turkey and Florence, Italy.  Her travels around the world have included much of Europe, Indonesia, South Asia, the Middle East and South Africa.  Her academic background includes a B.A. in French Language and Literature from Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles, California,  an M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Lipscomb University and coursework toward a Ph.D. in International Conflict Management. 


awec iNTERNATIONAL officers

Dr. Uwa Onyioha-Osimiri is the President and Founder of AWEC.

Dr. O. as she is fondly called,  is the Ambassador for Tourism for the NWALOTA Project. She is a professor, a Doctorate candidate in Clinical Psychology, Spiritual leader, a motivational speaker and Author.  READ MORE

We believe that empowered women empower their communities!

The African Women Economic Consortium (AWEC) believes in the right of women to express their right to safety and comfort.
AWEC believes recognizing and rewarding the work of women in the business community.
AWEC seeks solidarity, partnership, networking, cultural exchange with other women in leadership and sharing of skills and knowledge.
AWEC believes in celebrating women’s nurturing capacity and support the leadership and aspirations in feminist leadership.
AWEC believes in the unity of African women everywhere by creating collaborations with women on the African Continent and in the Diaspora.
AWEC believes in, and encourages partnerships and alliances with men who are committed to the empowerment of women.
AWEC believes in the growth and long-term sustainability of organizations led and managed by women in a democratic, transparent and progressive society.
AWEC believes that serving the needs of African women is a part of the deep commitment of creating change within the African continent and outside of it.
AWEC Supports sustainable communities that promote farming, education, health care education such as annual HIV Aids awareness workshops.


Empower A Woman And Empower A Nation!