Join Us on Capitol Hill to Celebrate International Widows Day!
Ending the World's Silence on Widows:
Opportunities for Leadership around the World
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 9-10:30am
Rayburn House Office, Rm. 2075
45 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20515
Moderated by: Ms. Zain Asher, CNN Anchor
H.E. Ambassador Hilda Suka-Mafudze, African Union Ambassador to the United States
High Commissioner Callista Mutharika, Former First Lady of Malawi
The Honourable Ms. Baindu Dassama, Minister of Social Welfare, Sierra Leone
Karen Fowler, Co-Founder of Pour Les Femmes
Ms. Heather Ibrahim-Leathers, Founder of Global Fund for Widows
Mr. Vikas Khanna, Chef, Humanitarian, & Global Goodwill Ambassador for Widows
Ms. Katrina Fotovat, Senior Official, Dept. of State Office of Global Women's Issues
Registration for this event is free.
A light breakfast will be served.
This event marks the first official commemoration of International Widows Day since the adoption of the UN General Assembly Resolution, "Addressing the Situation of Widows."
Hosted by the Global Fund for Widows