The Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women in association with Mrs. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba, First Lady of Gabon are proud to present the Dialogue for Action Africa, an international forum dedicated to helping women in Africa lead safe, productive, and healthy lives. On June 11, 2012 in Libreville Gabon, the Dialogue for Action Africa will bring together an exceptional group of speakers and participants consisting of NGO leaders, government officials, academics, business leaders, and medical experts to find innovative solutions to the most pressing problems facing African women.

"While African countries experience unprecedented growth, their women continue to fall behind with little access to education, healthcare, self-sufficiency, and safety. It is a great privilege to bring together a group of leaders, thinkers, and innovators who have the passion and commitment to unlock the wealth of potential possessed by African women by creating a Plan of Action for Africa, ensuring a bright future for the next generation."

- Cecilia Attias

This unique day long session focused on women's issues, will include action-driven discussions informed by the diverse experience of our esteemed participants. The DFAA will act as a dynamic platform with the goal to create sustainable solutions.

It will be the first event of its kind that brings together a well-rounded community of women and men from the African continent and around the world in the fields of business, health, education, non-profit, government, media, and security to collaborate and make a Plan for Action for Africa.

Thanks to the strength of the community building efforts, the Cécilia Attias Foundation for Women in collaboration with the Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation will present the Plan of Action for Africa at the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico on June 20, 2012 to ensure that the results of the Dialogue for Action Africa are implemented.

It is time now to build a safe, healthy, and prosperous future for Africa by utilizing its greatest natural resource: its women.

The Dialogue for Action Africa will take place in conjunction with , an event gathering the world's leading business, economic and regulatory officials for two days of action oriented discussion and debate.

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