TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - From May 7-11, President and CEO of Save the Children, Patricia Erb, will be in Cape Town, South Africa to participate in the World Economic Forum on Africa.
"This is a pivotal moment for development across Africa," said Ms. Erb. "The World Economic Forum on Africa is a tremendous opportunity for government, civil society and corporate actors to come together to share their respective visions for growth and prosperity on the continent."
|Who:||Patricia Erb, President and CEO, Save the Children|
|What:||Patricia Erb will be participating at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2013 as a delegate.|
|When:||World Economic Forum on Africa runs May 8-10|
|Where:||The Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.|
|Why:||Under the theme "Delivering on Africa's Promise," the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa will provide an important platform for regional and global leaders from business, government and civil society to deepen the continent's integration agenda and renew commitment to a sustainable path of growth and development. Ms. Erb will be focusing on the role of civil society in promoting innovation and fostering growth, particularly for Africa's young people.|
About Save the Children
As the world's leading independent child rights organization, Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We work to create a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development, and participation.