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Please join us on February 23, 2016 for a full day conference and photo journalism exhibit on women’s empowerment as the future of Africa at the Museum of the Quai Branly in Paris. This event is a public event with reserved seating for special guests, hosted by Le Monde Afrique on their first anniversary.
The event will include a photo journalism exhibit by award-winning photographer Stephan Gladieu, interviews, debates, short films and a musical performance – all focusing on the ever important topic of the role of women in the development of Africa.
The event strives to raise public awareness on gender inequality and draw attention to successful initiatives that have been evaluated and proven to work to close gender gaps. Special speakers include Makhtar Diop, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Leymah Gbowee, Erik Orsenna and Magatte Wade as well as many others.
Partners of Le Monde presenting the event include the World Bank, Agence Française de Développement, Le Fonds françaisMuskoka and Osiwa, as well as media partners France24, RFI and The Huffington Post.
The event will be recorded and available for public viewing after the conference.