Global Summit of Women: IFIA as International Partner
The Global Summit of Women, the premier international forum to accelerate women’s economic progress worldwide, was organized on May 11-13, 2017 and successfully completed in Tokyo, Japan having IFIA as an International Partner. The Summit brought together 1,300 participants from 62 economies in Tokyo, along with an additional 220 students and 100 corporate guests.
In addition to active networking, robust discussions and information-sharing on effective strategies to advance women in the global economy, the 2017 Summit attendees had the opportunity to salute Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his quest for more women’s economic participation to boost Japan’s competitiveness and to former President of Malawi Joyce Banda for her lifelong pursuit to improve women’s economic and educational status throughout Africa.
The 2018 edition of Global Summit of Women is planned to be held in Sydney, Australia, on April 26-28.