PAWIIN aims to recognise and promote the success stories of women across Africa that have come through the challenges of turning an idea into reality. PAWIIN was designed in response to an urgent need across Africa for the support and recognition of women’s enterprise, invention and innovation with maximum commitment and potential. Read more>>


EUWIIN was founded in 2005 by Bola Olabisi following the British Female Inventors Conference and Awards which she also founded in 1998.  In 2006, Bola requested for the support of London Metropolitan University. GWIIN and London University formed a partnership in 2006  with the preparatory planning and lobbying work done by a group of female voluntary specialists working in the innovation field from UK, Finland and Estonia, the EUWIIN was launched at the European Parliament in Brussels 7th February 2007. Read more >>

Middle East

A significant aspect of the event includes the presentation of Honorary Special Recognition Awards to outstanding ingenious women. It would include the official opening of a series of calls for nominations of Awards across the Middle-East therefore including Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria and other Middle East countries. Read more >>