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Launch of Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series

The Gender, Women and Civil Society Department of the African Development Bank ( Group will launch the Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series of its flagship Fashionomics Africa initiative ( on Tuesday, 2 June 2020.

The webinar, which will run from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon, is  themed: What does the COVID-19 disruption mean for Africa’s Fashion Market? Opportunities and Threats for Fashionpreneurs and Investors, and will focus on the role of African Fashionpreneurs in a (post-) COVID-19 World.

Panelists, including fashion entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and business insiders, will exchange ideas on the need and opportunities for adaptability and creativity of a digitally enabled African fashion industry during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The participants will also identify the latest innovations that have occurred in the fashion industry in response to the COVID-19 crisis; share lessons learned; and discuss how to attract investments in a digitally-enabled fashion industry and how to adapt fashionpreneur  business models.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Development Bank Group (AfDB).


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