High level debate on ’Women in politics’

Thursday the 12th of May, the French Embassy to Tanzania organised a debate on ’Women in politics’. It was followed by a concert by the French female band ’The Golden Voices’.

French Embassy had the honour of welcoming five brilliant women for this debate, whom shared their experience and ideas with a dynamic public. The panel was composed of Anne-Cécile Mailfert, former spokesperson for the French CSO ‘‘Osez le féminisme’’ and founder of ‘‘La Fondation des Femmes’’, Aida Kiangi, East Africa Manager at Wind Lab (global wind energy development company), Victoria Mandari, lawyer and chairperson of the Gender Forum Coalition(GFC) and Mary Rusimbi, director of the Women Fund Tanzania. Maria Sarungi Tsehai, communication expert, energetically moderated the debate.

Thanks to a ‘tweet wall’, the public was able to interact instantly with the panel: #womentinpolitics / #femmesenpolitique.

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Picture : Maria Sarungi Tsehai, Mary Rusimbi, Anne-Cécile Mailfert, Aida Kiangi and Victoria Mandari

With more than 250 persons present, the event, which was held at the Alliance Française of Dar es Salaam, was a great success.

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Picture : Anna Mghwira, first female presidential candidate, shared her experience.

This enriching evening was followed by a concert of the French female band ‘The Golden Voices’

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Picture: ’The Golden Voices’ group composed by Diem, Law & Maliya Jackson

Dernière modification : 18/05/2016

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