Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women’s Inaugural Gathering will Unite NGO’s, Media, Civic and Business Leaders from Around the World

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More than 100 NGO’s, 50 Public & Private Sector Executives, 20 Media Leaders Including Cindi Leive of Glamour Magazine, Sade Baderinwa of ABC News, Alison Smale of the International Herald Tribune, Gisel Khoury of Al Arabiya and Pamela Gross of Avenue Magazine To Participate In Cecilia Attias Foundation Women’s Dialogue for Action to define and work towards solving the most pressing issues affecting women across all five continents.

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We need to work now to find implementable solutions and give a voice to the millions of women who are not able to speak out on their own.

The Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women’s Dialogue for Action(http://www.ceciliaattiasfoundation.org), being held June 24 in New York City, today announced that Cindi Leive, Editor, Glamour Magazine, Dina Powell, Chairwoman, Goldman Sachs Foundation, Sila Calderon, Former Governor of Puerto Rico, Minister of State Innocence Ntap, Senegal, Zeinab Salbi, President, Women for Women International and Dr Edit Schlaffer, President, Women Without Borders will join the many other leaders who be taking part of the Round Table discussions at the inaugural Dialogue for Action.

“I am pleased that so many prominent individuals have recognized the need to immediately gather around the same table and collaborate to find solutions to the many dire issues affecting women,” said former First Lady of France and Foundation President Cecilia Attias, “We need to work now to find implementable solutions and give a voice to the millions of women who are not able to speak out on their own.”

The first annual Dialogue for Action to take place in conjunction with the New York Forum will bring together an exceptional group of NGO leaders, experts and influencers from the private and public sectors. This unique, interactive format provides a new platform, where action-driven discussions will focus exclusively on identifying and finding solutions to the main issues facing women per continent.

Following the Dialogue for Action, The Cécilia Attias Foundation for Women will see that dedicated initiatives are implemented where needed. Local regional meetings will be organized as part of the follow-up in the field to assess the progress of each initiative.

The International Herald Tribune is the Official Media Sponsor of The Dialogue for Action. WANGO, The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations is the strategic partner of the Dialogue for Action whose global network of NGOs and affiliates has become an international leader in tackling issues of serious global concern.


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