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Delta Milayo Ndou

Delta Milayo Ndou

As a blogger, journalist and activist, Delta is a powerful voice for women in Africa.


Gu-dao Herlyn Uiras

“Herlyn is a Namibian HIV/AIDS activists and community leader who uses her powerful life story to inspire change…."



What's new ... what's news


ANNOUNCING THE 2014 MILEAD FELLOWS: We are proud to announce our  2014 class of the MILEAD Fellows- Africa's most promising emerging women leaders. The new cohorts are described as "The shinning face of Africa's promise". Read more.…



Invitation to Join us  @ 2014 United Nations Commission on Status of Women Panel: Moremi Initiative invites you to  join us at the United Nations Headquarters, New York for a special evening of "Conversations With the New Generation of African Women Leaders."- Hosted in conjunction with UN Women-Africa and YWCA-Global: Thursday March 13, 2014 at 4:30pm Read more…




Who we are

Moremi Initiative for Women's Leadership in Africa is a non-profit organization that operates throughout Africa. To achieve its mission, Moremi Initiative pursues proactive strategies to develop and empower women and girls to take on leadership roles in their communities. We firmly believe that the full and active participation of women in decision-making is a pre-requisite for positive change and development in Africa

Established in 2004 as Women's Initiative for Empowerment and Leadership Development (WIELD) Foundation, Moremi Initiative grew from a Ghana-based leadership development program to a pan-African wide program… Find out more...

What we do

Moremi Initiative focuses on long-term development of women leaders who can help transform and change institutions that legitimize and perpetuate discrimination against women. It is an African initiative for African women that draws on the skills and expertise of women and girls across the continent and the Diaspora Find out more...

Moremi Fellows

Moremi Initiative focuses on young African women and girls with demonstrated commitment to women's rights for our programs. These include dynamic young African women who are identified and recruited from across the continent each year as MILEAD Fellows. By convening participants drawn from target countries, Moremi Initiative enables Fellows develop skills and knowledge, build alliances and cross-examine various concepts of leadership in a broad African context. Find out more...


Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa is pleased to announce its call for applications for the 2011 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program.


The MILEAD Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and succeed in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them tackle issues affecting women in their communities and society as a whole. Applications are welcome from young African women living in Africa and the Diaspora. Find out more...