AWE Germany Event 2020


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Year 2020, we are proud to host AWE Germany and invite the African Diaspora Women, Men and Youth including our friends to join us to network, be informed and be empowered.

Date : 2nd May 2020

Venue : NH Alexander Platz Hotel

What type of topic will German event focus on?

1. Empowerment discussion by sharing our stories

2. How to be an part of African development as an African in the diaspora.

3. Development of healthy lifestyles of Diasporas

Members of other countries are invited to join.

*Gala Dinner is included and entertainment. Call the Hotel to reserve your accommodation

This will be great chance to tour the Berlin city. Check on the website to see tours organized for you and what you must see in Berlin.

Dressing code : African /Smart outfits

………”I am because we are “……….. the spirit of UBUNTU

For any question or sponsorship offer email us

Event Guest of Honor

AWE Gala Dinner and Networking Berlin 2020

Book your ticket for the Event on the 2nd. May 2020 in Berlin



Profile of our Guestspeaker

Dr. Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, was city councilor in Erlangen (2005-2019), lecturer at the university and high school teacher at Ohm-Gymnasium. In May 2019, she was elected as a member of the European Parliament. The first vice chair of the development committee.

Herzberger-Fofana was particularly active in Erlangen in the areas of intercultural dialogue / integration, education and young people, women and seniors. In Erlangen, she is co-founder of the “International Weeks Against Racism” and initiator of “School Without Racism” at the Ohm-Gymnasium. In 2015 she launched the “Black History Weeks”, an annual series of events on the history and importance of the African diaspora in Germany and beyond.

The “Black History Weeks” build on the United Nations’ international UN decade for people of African origin 2015-2024, the motto of which is: “Recognition, Justice and Development”. Because millions of people are still victims of racism and discrimination, racial profiling, xenophobia and related intolerance in the world.

Ms. Herzberger-Fofana is the first African woman to be elected to a city council in Germany. She is also among others Founding member and ex-chair of FORWARD-Germany e. V., an association that works to abolish female genital mutilation, is a member of the “Helene Weber Network” and the “Association of Mandates of African Descent”. The doctor of politics is committed to empowering girls and women with a special focus on migrant women, as well as against violence against women, discrimination and racism.

In 2003 she received the “Grand Prize of the President of Senegal for Research and Science” in Dakar (Senegal). In 2009, she was promoted by the then Federal Minister of Family Affairs, at the moment EU President, Dr. Ursula von der Leyen awarded the “Helene Weber Prize”.

Herzberger-Fofana moved into the European Parliament on the 21st place in the European list of Alliance 90 / The Greens in the 2019 European elections in Germany 2019.[4] She has since been serving on the Committee on Development.


On Friday1st. May 2020, join Hilda K., Linda O. and Team at Maasai Restaurant at18:00 p.m.

Book your sit at the restaurant in advance.

Connect with each other here and continue the friendship during the event and thereafter.


For those who will arrive on Friday, feel welcome. AWE members will be ready to keep you company. Please food and drinks at your own cost.


Travel info:

From Airport – Schönefeld

Public transport: S-Bahn S9 direction Pankow to Landsberger Allee stop. Then change into tram M5, M6 or M8 direction Alexanderplatz until the stop

“Klinikum im Friedrichshain”, station is directly opposite the hotel.

Taxi: approx. Euro 32,00 * * Please note that the prices shown

Only at target prices


From Airport – Berlin Tegel

Take either Bus TXL, (S) S41 or Tram M5/M6 to Platz der Vereinten Nationen and walk for 3 Mins to the hotel on Landsberger Allee 26 – 32


Dressing Code
African Outfit

Other Links

Must bring:
Business cards
Open minded attitude
Good moods

How you can help or support:
Please share our event with your friends.
If you need to book a stall to sell your products please email us and also if you would like to sponsor or contribute.

Places to visit around Alexanderplatz:

  • East Berlin´s famous TV Tower (Fernshturm)
  • Berliner Rathaus (Berlin City Hall)
  • Museum Island
  • Unter den Linden
  • Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor)
  • Hackesche Höfe
  • Nikolaiviertel

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