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“Time for change is now, remaining relevant post Covid-19”-Global Women Conference

WASHINGTON-(MaraviPost)-A star-studded line up of women from the international communities stretching from the Caribbean, the Americas, Africa, and the sub-continent of India, are set to converge on a virtual platform for the Global Women’s Empowerment Virtual Conference 2020.

Organized by Future Focus Empowerment Institute International, Mtukulo Foundation and Apex Development (which last year attained its ECOSOC accredited NGO status), the Global Women’s Empowerment Virtual Conference WEC 2020) will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 11 am 1:00 P.M. (EST), via Zoom virtual meeting room.

According to one of the organizers, Ms. Crystal Camejo, Malawi’s former first female President Dr. Joyce Banda has been asked to share her experiences, achievements, the challenges she has faced and how she overcame them. She will also highlight what keeps her focused, hopeful and motivated at times such as we are facing.

Being a long-time champion of women’s economic and social empowerment, Dr. Banda will also share her views on the challenges and solutions facing the women of today that are the leaders of tomorrow.

She will thus throw light on the issue of effectively empowering the next generation of women leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals; giving the participants a general road map of where women, as a collective, could be if they make the best use of their resources at the individual, local, national, and global levels.

Also making Special Remarks at the WEC 2020 will be Her Excellency Penelope Beckles, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Trinidad & Tobago to the United Nations and the Vice President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women).

The WEC 2020 will be hosted by Crystal Camejo CEO of Future Focus Empowerment Institute International and Co-hosted/moderated by Colette Cyrus Burnett CEO of Global Food Warrior.

The distinguished international guests will be joined by a panelist of experts in health & Wellness, education, science & technology, and entrepreneurship.

The aims of the WEC 2020 are:

·         To engage, educate, and empower women globally.

·         To provide a platform where women can have their voices heard.

·         To connect individuals and interest groups to a resourceful network of entities.

·         To shed light and spark a conversation on underlying issues affecting women globally.

·         To provide solutions to issues that can be explored and utilized by leaders and international bodies.

·         To provide women with the opportunity to share their experiences and current realities.

Panel discussions include Women and the Future of Health & Wellness, Women and the Future of Education, Women and the future of Science & Technology, and Women and the future of Entrepreneurship Reimagined.

The panel discussions will be followed by 25 minutes Virtual Question and Answer Segment. It will end with a 30-minute Break out overdrive Networking Session.

As we may know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), canceled its annual Commission on the Status of Women 64 (CSW64), leading to groups to meet in virtual rooms.

It is against this background that the organizers of WEC 2020 to organize this conference to support, empower and create platforms for individuals, communities, and various interest groups in our society to have a space to have their voices heard and to create a network of resourceful entities and individuals to which they can connect.

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