Argentina – Servicios Marítimos – June 10th, 2013

Women Leaders’ Breakfast at the Sofitel Arroyo Hotel 

The More Peace Less AIDS Foundation and ICW Global jointly hosted a Women Leader’s Breakfast on June 10th 2013 at the Sofitel Arroyo Hotel from 9:30-11:30 with the Director of Latin America for UNWOMEN, Ms. Moni Pizani. She arrived to Buenos Aires from Panama to develop an official agenda for UNWOMEN.

Twenty female leaders from art, culture, politics, justice, business and civil society sectors participated in the breakfast. Topics discussed included women, peace, non-violence, leadership, citizen security and a strategic planning session for the next few years from a gender-based perspective.

One of the main results from the meeting was a creation of a working group that will keep contact so as to further elaborate on the topics discussed at the breakfast as well as to get other leading women from Argentina onboard the project. 

Participants included Alicia Pierini- Ombudswomen of the City of Buenos Aires.; Silvia Fesquet- President of the IWF (International Women´s Forum) in Argentina / Assistant-Secretary for the newspaper Clarín; Teresa Anchorena, ex-legislator, art curator and gallery director;  Dra. Laura Balart- Director of the Women’s Office of the Supreme Court; Lidia Saya- Buenos Aires City Legislator; Dra. Virginia Simari- President of AMJA – Women Judges’ Association of Argentina; Silvia Majdalani- National Legislator; Dolores Gandulfo- COPPPAL – Representative from the Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean; Margarita Melo de Vaquer- President of the Marianne Association; Mónica Navarro- CEO of the Vessel Shipping Company; Viviana Rosas- Manager for M∙A∙C COSMETICS ARGENTINA; Irene Kampel- Forum for MERCUSOR Women Entrepreneurs and Luz Aquilante- Coordinator for UNWOMEN Argentina, accompanying Moni Pizani.

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