ICOGAS International Conference on Gender & Sustainability, September 21, 2017

The 2017 ICOGAS International Conference on Gender & Sustainability will take place on the margins of the 72nd U.N. General Assembly on September 21, 2017. Featuring leading global strategists; academics; CEOs; and international leaders H.E. Ameenah Gurib, President, Mauritius; H.E. Reema Carmona, First Lady, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; H.E. Dominique Quattara, First Lady, Ivory Coast; H.E. Lorena Castillo de Varela, First Lady, Republic of Panama; H.E. Roman Tesfaye, First Lady, Ethiopia; and H.E. Sandra Granger, First Lady, Guyana, the conference convenes brilliant minds from around the world to generate actionable gender equality and women’s sustainability solutions.

Desirée Patno, NAWRB CEO & President, will speak during the “Global Female Business Leaders Roundtable Session,” alongside Desiree Bombenon, President & CEO of SureCall Contact Centers Limited, Calgary Canada; Anna Mokgokong, Honorary Consul General of Iceland & Executive Chairperson, Community Investment Holdings, South Africa; Amy Jadesimi, MD/CEO, LADOL Nigeria; and Ebelechukwu Nwachukwu, CEO, Zenith General Insurance Company, Nigeria.

Focusing on three themes—Gender Diversity in Corporate Boards & Triple Bottom Line Sustainability, The Intersection between Gender Diversity, Innovation and Economic Sustainability, and The Role of Women Leaders in Delivering SDGs—speakers and attendees will provide distinctive views and goals, thereby collectively delivering a global snapshot of the state of women and gender equality worldwide.

By presenting a platform for renowned leaders of global economies, seasoned business women and academics, industry titans and development partners to meet and interact, 2017 ICOGAS is helping build the foundation for global partnerships that will address women’s issues on a global scale.

Events like ICOGAS 2017 are paving the way for tomorrow’s generation of women by leveraging the power and potential of women around the world. The power and passion present at this event will be palpable; NAWRB is honored and energized to be at the forefront of this international network as part of this inaugural ground-breaking event.

To learn more about or register for ICOGAS 2017, please, visit the event website.


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