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Ambassador Participates in 25th Annual Women Ambassadors Conference

 Mar 26, 2021

On 25 March 2021, Ambassador Bughaighis spoke in the virtual 25th Annual Women Ambassadors Conference, hosted by Howard University and the Women Ambassadors Foundation, headed by Dr. Marilyn Sephocle. Under the theme of “Diplomacy in Times of Pandemic,” the panelists included women ambassadors from around the globe, who spoke about the challenges that they have faced during the past year, in addition to their personal experiences as women diplomats in Washington, DC.


In her speech, Ambassador Bughaighis highlighted the positive developments taking place in Libya, with the recent confirmation of the Government of Libyan National Unity and the selection of five women to serve in leadership positions in the new government, pointing in particular to Libya’s first female minister of foreign affairs, Dr. Najla El-Mangoush.


With a virtual audience of mostly Howard University undergraduate students, the ambassador encouraged those participating of the merits of hard work and dedication in the field of diplomacy and also in life. 

For more information about the Women Ambassadors Foundation, visit their website here.

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