Prudence Ngwenya

Director, Women Gender and Youth Directorate, African Union Commission (AUC)

Area of Expertise:
Women, Gender and Youth development


This speaker will be speaking at the following SESSION(S):

Roundtable: Civic Tech Futures: Exploring pathways to sustainable financing

Speaker Bio

Ms. Prudence Ngwenya is the Director of the Women, Gender and Youth Director. Her main responsibilities include leading and providing strategic guidance on the AUC’s mandate on Youth Development while providing strategic oversight on the implementations of programs within her Directorate. She leads the African Union’s agenda to unleash the potential of women and youth by striving for gender and youth parity across African countries, enabling development through strategic partnerships while fostering meaningful engagement with all of the stakeholders in the women, gender and youth development landscape. The task involves maintaining a robust, innovative and results-oriented AUC Gender and Youth Programme aligned to key AU frameworks such as Agenda 2063.

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