Women to Women 2015 Pre-Departure Briefing

PAS N’Djamena organized a pre-departure briefing for the eight Women2Women 2015 delegates. Beside the delegates, the event brought together one W2W alumna – who will be a staff intern this year — ten reporters from local media organizations and Embassy staff.  The PAO introduced the Ambassador who gave welcoming remarks and congratulated the delegates on their selection for this important program.  He told the young women that the program will provide them the opportunity to learn, network, and acquire leadership and professional development skills that will empower them to succeed and make a difference in their respective communities and the country. The Ambassador also urged the delegates to make an effort to share their U.S. experience with their fellow Chadians upon their return. Post’s Arabic/Muslim Outreach Specialist briefed the delegates on the program and giving them the opportunity to ask questions to the Alumna.