June 25, 2013
#Ethiopia‘s new First Lady Roman Tesfaye (Mrs. Hailemariam) has for the first time talked on a public event at the Launch of Ethiopia’s National Nutrition Program yesterday in Addis Abeba.
Now she is going attend her first international First Ladies meeting in Tanzania. #De Birhan Blogspot learned that Roman will be heading to Tanzania from July 2 -3 to attend the African First Ladies Summit, “Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa,” in Dar es Salaam, #Tanzania.
The Summit’s presser said,
Building on the leadership and commitment of President and Mrs. Bush in Africa, the George W. Bush Institute, in partnership with ExxonMobil, is convening an African First Ladies Summit, Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa. The Summit emphasizes effective investments in women that lead to greater stability and prosperity in countries. Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa highlights the critical role First Ladies play as advocates for women and girls, spotlights success stories and best practices, and discusses public-private partnerships that lead to sustainable results.
In addition to Ethiopia’s first lady, Roman, Mrs. Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, Madame Chantal Campaore of Burkina Faso, Madam Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza of Mozambique, Madam Penehupifo Pohamba of Namibia, Madam Sia Nyama Koroma of Sierra Leone, Madam Salma Kikwete of Tanzania, Madam Janet Kataaha Museveni of Uganda and Madam Christine Kaseba of Zambia will attend the event.