WHO: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Her Excellency, Dr. Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza, First Lady of Mozambique
WHAT: Breakfast conversation on Global Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Dr. Guebuza is a passionate advocate of women’s rights, both in Mozambique, and worldwide. She is a Patron of UNAIDS and the Global Plan, and has worked to strengthen educational institutions and the role of women in her home country. The First Lady will be speaking about the future of SRHR in the UN’s Post-2015 Development Agenda.
WHERE: Hotel George, 15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC
WHEN: Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9AM
RSVP to Liesl Grebenstein at liesl [at] adsventures.net
WHO: Aubrey Hruby, Visiting Fellow, Africa Center, Atlantic Council
; William Asiko, CEO, Investment Climate Facility
; Morten Jerven, author of Poor Numbers;
Diana Layfield, CEO, Africa Operations, Standard Chartered Bank
WHAT: Investment and Ingenuity: Overcoming Obstacles to Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa
WHEN: Wednesday, August 6; 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Atlantic Council (1030 15th Street NW (12th Floor, West Tower), Washington, DC 20005)
WHO: Atlantic Council and Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki
WHAT: A Conversation with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki
WHEN: Tuesday, August 5; 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Registration begins 10:45)
WHO: Atlantic Council; H.E. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment, and the Digital Economy, Kingdom of Morocco; Mohamed El Kettani, Chairman and CEO, Attijariwafa Bank; Karim Hajji, CEO, Casablanca Stock Exchange; Nabil Habayeb, President and CEO, Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, GE
WHO: Corporate Council on Africa, the Ethiopian Embassy, and Greater Houston Partnership
WHAT: U.S.-Ethiopia Investment Summit & Luncheon
The cost is $40 for Greater Houston Partnership members & $50 for non-members.
WHERE: The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024
WHEN: Wednesday, July 30 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Registration and further detail can be found at: http://events.houston.org/?id=247&eid=588&Mode=ViewDetails