9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Irene Natividad, Summit President
Farkhanda Hassan, Secretary-General, National Council of Women, Egypt
My Truong Hoa, Vice President, Vietnam
10:00 – 10:05 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction to the Roundtable
10:05 – 10:15 a.m.
Gerri Elliott, Corporate Vice President, Public Sector Microsoft
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Fayza Aboul Naga, Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt
Fatima Al-Balooshi, Minister of Social Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain
Unilever/India Microentrepreneurship Program
Brigitte Monsou Tantawy, Director, Focus Area Business Role, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
11:45 – 12:00 p.m.
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Session II (Working Lunch)
Henrietta Holsman Fore, Undersecretary of State, Management, U.S. State Dept.
Evgeniya Koldanova, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bulgaria
Cisco/Jordan Technology Education Program for Women, Tae Yoo, Vice President, Cisco Systems
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Lindiwe Hendricks, Minister of Minerals and Energy, South Africa
Marie-Pierre Rokhayatou Sarr, Minister of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Microfinance, Senegal
Open Exchanges of Public/Private Sector Partnerships
3:00 – 3:10 p.m.
Irene Natividad, Summit President
The Ministerial Roundtable of the 2006 Global Summit of Women was made possible through the generous support of MICROSOFT
My Truong Hoa, Vice President
Candida Celeste da Silva, Ministry of Family and Women’s Affairs, Minister
Fatima Al-Balooshi, Ministry of Social Affairs, Minister
Evgeniya Koldanova, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister
Mariam M. Gisele Guigma, Ministry of Promotion of Women, Minister
Dr. Triphonie Nkurunziza, Minister in charge of the Control of AIDS, Minister
Hong Tianhui, National Working Committee on Women and Children, Vice-Chair
Jaroslava Pribylova, Ministry of Defense, Deputy Minister
Fayza Aboul Naga, Ministry of State Foreign Affairs, Minister
Farkhonda Hassan, National Council of Women, Secretary-General
Luul Mghegreab, President, National Union of Eritrean Women
Miriam Castenada, Ministry of Education, Vice Minister
Nayla Moawad, Ministry of Social Affairs, Minster
Maqelepo Malijane Norah, Ministry of Education and Training, Assistant Minister
Marie-Josee Jacobs, Ministry of Equal Opportunities, Minister
Shahrizat binte Abdul Jalil, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Minister
Patricia Espinosa Torres, National Institute of Women, President
Yasmina Baddou, Ministry of Social Develpoment, Solidarity and Family, Secretary of State
Maria Magdalene Mungunda, Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Minister
Rehab Shabeir, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Deputy Minister
Maria Jose Argaña Mateu, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Minister
Valerie Nyirahabineza, Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, Minister
Marie-Pierre Rokhayatou Sarr, Ministry of Female Entrepreneurship and Microfinance, Minster
Gordana Lazarevic, Ministry of International Economic Relations, Assistant Minister
Lindiwe Hendricks, Ministry of Minerals and Energy, Minister
Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, Ministry of Health, Deputy Minister
Elizabeth Thabethe, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Deputy Minister
Mary Kiden Kimo, Ministry of Gender, Social Welfare, and Religious Affairs, Minister
Bouthania Shaban, Minister of Expatirates, Minster
Salome Joseph Mbatia, Ministry of Planning, Economy and Empowerment, Deputy Minister
Benigna Mukiibi, Minister of State for Pensions
Henrietta Holsman Fore, Department of State, Undersecretary for Management
Judith Kapijimpanga, Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training