VIENNA, AUSTRIA--(Marketwired - July 1, 2016) -
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Almas Jiwani, CEO of Almas Jiwani Foundation addressed the African Women's Forum at the Crans Montana Forum, which will took place in Vienna, Austria on June 29 to July 1, 2016, organized under the High Patronage of Mr. Heinz Fischer, Federal President of the Republic of Austria.
On this occasion, the organizers welcomed once again Ms. Almas Jiwani as a Keynote Speaker of the African Women's Forum, dedicated to the key role of Women in the National Decision process and the promotion of gender equality in both the Private and Public. This session notably addressed the issues of Girls Education and Gender equality, to reach a better-balanced society. In this framework, the Session gathered Ministers, more specifically in relation with the status of Women, International and Regional Organisations, Members of National and International Parliaments, Businesses and specialised NGO's from all around the World.
"Women play a crucial role in developing gender equality and building the capacity of nations as entrepreneurs, innovators, and political leaders," said Almas Jiwani. "It is critical that women in developing countries are part of the national decision making process-starting with the education of girl-early in the development of a balanced society. There is great potential in promoting gender equality in the private and public sectors."
Almas Jiwani is a fiercely vocal and internationally renowned champion for gender equality and women's social, economic, and political empowerment. Almas Jiwani continues to travel across the globe to deliver keynote addresses, speeches and presentations on improving the status of women. She has addressed over 400 parliamentarians from 42 countries on the benefits of economically empowering women and the roles and responsibilities of parliamentarians at the International Assembly in the Dominican Republic and Quebec City.
Official Programme for the Crans Montana Forum 27th Annual Session: http://www.cmf.ch/wp-content/uploads/Tab-CMF2016-23.pdf
ABOUT ALMAS JIWANI FOUNDATION
Empowering women and girls through focused projects that directly address gender equality, education, entrepreneurship, entertainment and energy rights. Through empowering women and girls in targeted areas, AJF hopes to improve societal and economic conditions in the developing world. Projects include providing sustainable energy to provide a better education, better living conditions and to create the environment where women can thrive as entrepreneurs in any region.
ABOUT THE AFRICAN WOMEN FORUM
The upmost International Organization committed to improving the status of Women in Africa
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