African Women Program - Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact

Event Type: 
Event Description: 
Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact is a leadership development program that engages highly influential women from varied African countries. These women form discussions in global topics relating to leadership, politics, communication, health and community involvement. This program enhances networking opportunities for African women leaders that are working on advancing their nation.
Friday, May 10, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019
Greenberg Conference Center
Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Greenberg Yale World Fellows Program, Yale International Leadership Programs, Yale Africa Initiative, Fundación Mujeres Por Africa, Banco Santander
Point of Contact: 
Leslie Powell- Associate Director for Leadership Program and Europe, VPGOIA Leadership Programs Eddie Mandhry- Director for Africa, Yale University
YC&E Project Lead: 
Shannon LeGault and Emily Roback
Scope of Work: 

• Arranged food and beverage services provided by Yale Catering, the Omni Hotel, La Fonda Del Sol, and Yale Club in NYC
• Arranged ground transportation through Hy’s Limousine for airport transfers and shuttles throughout the conference
• Worked directly with Yale Publishing on all print materials
• Coordinated with the Yale Police Department and Security to arrange for a safe and engaging event for participants
• Organized hotel arrangements for participants to stay at the Omni Hotel and the Yale Club NYC
• Hired translators through Ubiqus for the duration of the conference
• Created a flag inventory to ensure that every nation was represented during the conference
• Onsite coordination such as setup and breakdown of materials