“Powering the African Dream,” a two-day series of roundtable discussions on the role of African women in in the United Nations’ post-2015 Development Agenda and the Beijing +20 Review Process, was held at Harvard Law School on March 9-10.
Opening Ceremony: “Building Strategic Connections for Today & Tomorrow”
Facilitator: Musimbi Kanyoro, President & CEO, Global Fund for Women (Kenya/USA)
Opening Remarks by:
Mindy Roseman, academic director of The Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School (USA);
Ndana Bofu-Tawamba, CEO of UAF-Africa (Zimbabwe);
Margaret Hempel, director of Gender, Sexuality & Reproductive Justice at Ford Foundation (USA);
Spoken Word: “The African Moment,” Coumba Touré, UAF-Africa Board Chairwoman, Ashoka Sahel Representative & Poet (Mali/Senegal).