POWER LUNCH WITH GRAÇA MACHEL
REALIZING THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN & WOMEN OF AFRICA
Young Arab Leaders had the privilege of having Mrs. Graça Machel, Founder of the Graça Machel Trust, as Power Lunch Speaker last May 25th, 2015 at Capital Club DIFC Dubai. Graça is a renowned international advocate for women and children’s rights and has been a social and political activist over many decades. She currently serves in various capacities in several organizations, among them the Elders, the Africa Progress Panel, and the UN Millennium Development Goals Advocates Panel. She is also an Eminent Person of the GAVI Alliance and the UN Foundation, Chair of the Board of the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes and Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. Through these positions and independently, she continues to support efforts aimed at realizing the rights of Africa’s children and women on a number of key fronts. Power Lunch is an exclusive event for YAL Members, supported by its Founding Sponsors – Aramex, Chalhoub Group, & Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, with the purpose of fostering impactful relationships that seek to solve the region’s socio-economic challenges.