The Justina Mutale Foundation and Soroptimism

Attending: Barbara Dixon, Programme Director SI/GBI, Ann Hawken, SI Oxford and District SI/GB, Jane Slatter, Communications Director SI/GBI, Deborah Thomas, Global Executive Director SI and Eva Tyson, SI Dunfermline SI/GBI

Chairperson: BARONESS SANDIP VERMA, Member of the House of Lords and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for International Development.

Speakers: ELIO D’ANNA, Founder & President of the European School of Economics, SABINE BALVE, Founder & President, World Leaders Forum Dubai, IRENE SINCLAIR, Former History Teacher and Vintage Model,

ROBIN MARSH, Secretary-General, Universal Peace Federation, DR CASSANDRA MARTINEZ-KING
Chief Executive, London Petroleum Law & Management School, PHOEBE RUGURU, Student/Film Maker and Young Leader.

“The invitation for Thursday 29 October, was to attend the launch of the Justina Mutale Foundation of Leadership, and at the same time to celebrate the 2015 UN International Day of the Girl. Receiving this type of invitation is right
up our Soroptimist street, I was delighted to accept.”

Justina Mutale is considered the most
influential woman in Africa today and among
her many aims are education for girls, gender equality and reducing hunger in the world.