FAME Week Africa, built by RX Africa, the continent’s premier platform for celebrating African talent, is proud to announce the highly anticipated Women in Entertainment Breakfast on 6 September as part of the esteemed FAME Week Africa 2023. This ground-breaking event, powered by EarCandy Dubbing and the Cape Town International Conventions Centre (CTICC) will shine a spotlight on the remarkable contributions of African women in the entertainment industry, proudly powered by
The Women in Entertainment Breakfast serves as a pivotal moment for recognizing the significant role women play in shaping Africa’s entertainment landscape and breaking barriers internationally. This initiative aims to inspire, empower, and foster meaningful connections within the industry, ultimately creating more opportunities for women to excel and lead.
This year’s breakfast will launch an exciting and transformative initiative that promises to fast-track meaningful transformation in the African entertainment industry by establishing a forum that will champion the cause of women in various aspects of entertainment, from film and television to music. By highlighting the immense talent and creativity of African women, and creating a forum for mentorship, support and advise, this initiative will pave the way for greater inclusivity and gender equality within the industry.
The morning’s proceedings will be highlighted by a captivating keynote address from the woman that Forbes has described as ‘Africa’s most powerful woman, Mo Abudu. The Nigerian media mogul and philanthropist has been listed by the Hollywood Reporter as one of the ’25 most powerful women in global television’ , and is often referred to as the “Oprah Winfrey of Africa”. Abudu has consistently shattered glass ceilings and pushed boundaries with her ground breaking work in film and television production. Her unwavering commitment to amplifying African voices and telling authentic stories has been instrumental in reshaping the narrative of African entertainment on a global scale.