Find AWIMA Members Across Africa

Regional Network Map

AWIMA has members in 5 regions in Africa: North Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, and West Africa. Membership is open to National Women in Mining, Oil, and Gas Organisations and Associations in African countries. Scroll down to view our Regional Network map.  Click on the “CONTACT MEMBER” button below the country’s name on the map to get in touch. 

National Organisations & Associations

Member Profiles & Listings

Welcome to the AWIMA Member Directory.  This comprehensive resource features short profiles and contact details of AWIMA members, enabling you to connect with National Women in Mining, Oil, and Gas Organisations and Associations across Africa.

Explore the directory to connect with industry-leading organisations, build meaningful relationships, and advance your initiatives within the extractives sector. Use this resource to find potential partners and supportive peers dedicated to fostering growth and sustainability in the sector.

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Organisation Name: AAWG
Membership Status: Active
President: Esperança SANTOS
+244 926353947
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Organisation Name: Association des Femmes du Secteur Minier du Benin (AFESMIB)
Membership Status: Active
President: Annick AGBADJE
+229 97224176
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Organisation Name: Women in Mining Association of Botswana (WiMBO)
Membership Status: Active
President: Esther Kanaimba- Senai
+267 715 510 011
Burkina Faso
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Organisation Name: Association des Femmes du Secteur Minier du Burkina (AFEMIB)
Membership Status: Active
President: KABRE Lucie
+226 76186090
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Organisation Name: Women in Mining Burundi
Membership Status: Active
President: Annick UWIZEYIMANA
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Organisation Name: Association des Femmes du secteur minier du Cameroun (AFEMIC)
Membership Status: Active
President: Balbine Pascaline OMGBA
+237 675320084
Central African Republic
Organisation Name: Association des femmes du Secteur Minier de Centrafrique (AFESMICA)
Membership Status: Active
President: Fanta Mariette SAMBA VOMI
+236 72 04 82 98 / +236 72 67 27 14
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Organisation Name: Women In Mining Tchad (WIM Tchad)
Membership Status: Active
President: Flore KOUMATEY
+235 66267933
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Organisation Name: Women in Mining Congo (WIM Congo)
Membership Status: Active
President: Julie Heliane Service
+242 055684865
Cote d’Ivoire
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Organisation Name:  Réseau des Femmes du Secteur Minier de la Cote d Ivoire (FEMICI)
Membership Status: Active
President: LOGBO KOSSI Christine
+226 76186090
Make a Difference with AWIMA

Join Our Network


Applying for AWIMA Membership is a straight forward process. To determine your eligibility and apply for membership, follow Step 1 to Step 3:

Step 1: Check the Map

Navigate to the Regional Network section on this page and view the map. The icons indicate countries where AWIMA has members or, is finalising memberships. Click on the icons for organisation names and membership status.

Step 2: Engage Locally

If there's an AWIMA member in your country, connect with the local organisation. Click on the "CONTACT MEMBER" button below the country's name on the map to get in touch. Members contact details are also accessible in the "DIRECTORY" section of the Members page.

Step 3: Apply for Membership

If there is no AWIMA member association in your country, complete the Member Application Form below.

Membership Application Form


AWIMA Membership is open to national women in mining, oil, and gas associations in African countries. Please complete the form below with accurate information, as each piece of information is crucial to achieving our shared goals. Whether your organization is involved in small-scale activities or large technical projects, your input is essential. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee membership. We look forward to engaging with you further.

Comprehensive Support System

Grow with AWIMA

AWIMA offers a range of valuable benefits designed to support and enhance members’ professional growth and contributions to the extractives sector. These benefits are tailored to empower members, fostering a supportive and collaborative environment. Explore the detailed benefits below to understand how AWIMA can support your organisation.

Benefit from AWIMA’s advocacy efforts to promote and protect women’s interests in the extractive industries, ensuring your voice is heard at national and international levels.

Connect with professionals and organisations in the mining, oil, and gas industries across Africa, fostering collaborations and partnerships that can drive career and industry growth.

Participate in specialised programs designed to enhance skills, provide certifications, and promote the advancement of women in the extractives sector.

Gain exclusive access to a wealth of resources, including training materials, industry reports, webinars, and workshops that support professional development and industry knowledge.

Engage in forums, discussion boards, and events to share best practices, experiences, and innovations with other members, enriching your professional journey and contributing to the collective knowledge base.

Increase your visibility and recognition through AWIMA’s platforms, publications, and initiatives, showcasing your contributions and achievements to a broader audience.

Attend members-only events, conferences, and networking sessions that provide opportunities to learn from industry leaders, share insights, and explore new trends and technologies.

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