Empowering women
to empower a continent.

We don’t just care about inspiring, empowering and connecting women. We act on it. That’s access.

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Access for Women

It’s time Africa’s women had access

At Access Bank, we understand that the future is female. And we’ve put that understanding into action.

Access Bank has consistently won awards for sustainability in which gender (specifically women) has been integral.

We understand that empowering women empowers our continent. Creating a platform that enables women to connect with themselves not only addresses women-focused issues, but wider societal challenges too. That’s why mentorship, coaching and support for women entrepreneurs, women in established business roles, or women looking after families, translates into positive change for the wider community. Because community is second nature to women.

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Meet the women at Access

It’s a good time to be a woman. Read interviews with the women on our Access Bank team.
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Herbert Wigwe
In the context of Africa: if you support a woman; if you build a woman, if you train a woman, you have basically trained a whole family.
Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of the Access Bank Group

2021 Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa

Congratulations to South African finalist Rotondwa Musitha for taking 5th prize.

Read stories and thought leadership from the women of Access Bank

International Women’s Day: Chrisanthi Michaelides

30 March 2022

International Women’s Day role models: Access to opportunities for women. Chrisanthi Michaelides, Access Bank SA’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), is tasked with overseeing...

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International Women’s Day: Roanleigh Thambiran

15 March 2022

International Women’s Day role models: A well-rounded life is key. As Head of Retail Banking, Roanleigh Thambiran is responsible for creation, oversight and management...

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Sugendhree Reddy takes the reins as Access Bank SA’s CEO

3 February 2022

The appointment of Sugendhree Reddy as Access Bank SA’s new CEO bodes well for the bank at the start of a new year after...

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At Access Bank we believe women are a powerful and key catalyst for change. When we say we care about inspiring, empowering and connecting women, we mean it.

Meet your W Community

Introducing the W Community, an online platform focused on supporting, training and mentoring 5-6 million women.

The W Community is part of a robust plan to provide women with banking solutions that meet their diverse career and lifestyle requirements.

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