To accelerate women participation in International Trade.
Empowering and advocating women’s advancement in International Trade for economic growth and poverty alleviation.
SA Women in Business have formed and registered OWIT SA Chapter. This decision was a direct result of a presentation by OWIT international and the services they offer towards the businesses within their respective countries. The SA Chapter is a Non- Profit Membership Organizations serving SMMEs, Corporate, Individual Members as well other organizations. The Chapter is founded by Executive Directors and consists of an Advisory Board, Portfolio Chairperson and Ambassadors structures. The OWIT SA Ecosystem structure creates partnerships with key stakeholders within the Economic Sectors.The Chapter will be launched within one of the Provinces in SA.
OWIT was established in 1989 and is a global association for women in international trade and business. Our 2,000-plus members impact hundreds of millions of dollars in trade and business transactions annually.
OWIT’s focus is on adding value to our corporate, mid-sized, small business and individual members around the world. OWIT serves as the unifying body of a network of chapters spanning the globe in the Americas, Western Europe, and Africa.
OWIT also supports a “Virtual Chapter” for individuals involved in international trade and business who do not have access to a local OWIT chapter where they reside or work.
Membership in a local or the Virtual Chapter gives automatic access to the OWIT International network.