CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 06, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Leading Tanzanian and Indian Business Women to Speak About Women's Economic Opportunities in the Developing World

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2011) - The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), in collaboration with the Munk School of Global Affairs, will host a panel discussion with business leaders who are creating economic opportunities for women in developing countries.

The discussion will feature two visionaries and catalysts for change in their respective countries; Dina Bina, President of the Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce and owner of Dina Flowers, and Lalita Krishnaswami, President of the Gujarat State Women's Cooperative Federation and a Trustee of the Self-Employed Women's Association of India. Dr. Janice Stein, Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs, will moderate the discussion.

UPDATE: The two speakers will be available for brief interviews with media from 3:30pm – 4:30pm to speak about their personal experiences as business leaders in their respective countries. Please contact CIDA Media Relations to book an interview.

DATE: October 6, 2011
TIME: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
LOCATION: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility
Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario

To register, please contact the Munk School of Global Affairs: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventid=11017

Contact Information

  • To arrange interviews with the speakers
    Justin Broekema
    Press Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation
    819-953-6238
    justin.broekema@acdi-cida.gc.ca

    Media Relations Office
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca