Earlier this month on September 15, 2010, CFHI
Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, moderated a panel of women representing a cross section of leadership roles. As world leaders met this past week to discuss the MDGs, this Forum, held a week in advance, provided an opportunity for the voices of women from everyday life t be heard. Co-sponsoring NGOs included the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns, The International Center for Good Business, The Institute of International Social Development, and The Spiritual United Nations. Panelists included M. Christine MacMillan, Commissioner, Director of the International Social Justice Commission of the Salvation Army, Monika Mitchell, Executive Director, Good Business International, Hema Pandey, India Coordinator, Child Family Health International, and Jessica Evert, MD, Medical Director, Child Family Health International.
The Title of the Forum was
We were especially happy to welcome our India Coordinator, Ms. Hema Pandey who was visiting from New Delhi. Hema is responsible for coordinating
As the Forum drew to a close, there was a common expression of the panelists and the audience that this Forum should become and annual event until 2015, the target year for the Millennium Development Goals.