Under the High Patronage of H.E. First Lady of Lebanon, Mrs. Wafaa Sleiman, and on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Lebanese Development Network (LDN) represented by Rouba Fares attended the May Chidiac Foundation’s conference entitled ‘Women on the Front Lines – WFL’ held in Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut.
With the participation of Ms. Cécilia Attias, President and Founder of the Cécilia Attias Foundation for Women, the conference discussed a series of issues designed to inspire women to pursue their passions, think big, and turn their dreams into reality.
Women’s role-models successes and failures were also featured on the local, regional and international levels where tips on how to take the road less travelled and make a difference was the major axis.
Through panel discussions, keynote speeches, testimonies and debates, obstacles were explored whereas challenges facing women in the Arab World have been widely addressed.
The WFL is an annual gathering which focuses on women who have inspired change and leadership in the fields of business, journalism, public policy and humanitarian aid.