FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Immaculee Ilibagiza Headlines Conference Focused on Critical Issues Facing Women and Children in Africa
Best-Selling Author to Speak at Loyola on Friday Night
Loyola University Chicago and African Women in America (AfWiAm) will host the inaugural conference, “The Voice of African Children: The Mission of Women,” this Friday and Saturday. Focusing on critical issues relating to women and children in Africa, the conference features four workshops, keynote speaker Immaculee Ilibagiza, a distinguished international panel, and opportunities to build networks and relationships that lead to increased dialogue and collaborative action.
Headlining the conference will be Immaculee Ilibagiza’s Friday night presentation that will focus on her life and spiritual journey.
Immaculee Ilibagiza, New York Times best-selling author of Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
- H.E. Prof. Joy Uche Ogwu, United Nations Ambassador from Nigeria
- H.E. Princess Dr. Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika, Zambian Ambassador
- Henrietta N. Ukwu, MD, FACP, VP, Global Regulatory Affairs, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
- Joyce Khanyunya Mosha, Director, Africa Circle of Hope Foundation
Friday, October 17 – 1:30-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 18 – 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday’s conference activities will be held on Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus while Saturday’s activities are scheduled for the Water Tower Campus.
Immaculee Ilibagiza’s Public Presentation
Friday, October 17 – 7 p.m.
Madonna della Strada Chapel (Lake Shore Campus)