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August 27th, 2014

“First Africa Digital Security Conference” Held

Dr. Marilyn Sephocle, Founder/Director of the Women Ambassador Foundation; Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, First lady of Burundi; Andrew Gelfuso, Vice President, Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRBITC); Diene Conde, First Lady of Guinea; and Jan Du Plain, Embassy Liaison, RRBITC. Photo: Patricia’s Professional Photos
WASHINGTON, DC. - Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRBITC) held the “First Africa Digital Security Conference” hosted by The Women Ambassador Foundation on Thursday, August 7, 2014 during the historic White House Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.

All day panels showcasing the First Africa Digital Security Conference during the historic White House Africa Leadership Summit in the nation’s capital. Panels included lively discussions on Cyber Security Demystified, Digital Outreach, Obliterating the Digital Divide and Countering Digital Colonialism. Keynote luncheon speaker Dr. Hope Sullivan, Global President and CEO, NOLA received a standing ovation, captivated a packed room, and recognized the First Ladies unique position as role models, champions and the person nearest and dearest to the president. Dr. Sullivan’s message confirmed the power of the First Ladies role in their respective countries future. The Women’s Ambassador Foundation, a non-profit organization founded to honor women ambassadors and women diplomats in Washington, DC, will celebrate their 20th anniversary next year.

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