NEW-YORK, United-States of America, 29 November 2018,-/African Media Agency/-UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is in South Africa this week for a series of high-profile events marking the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.
Today, the Executive Director participated at an event hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Nelson Mandela Foundation with the Graça Machel Trust, Kuhluka Movement and Zoleka Mandela Foundation, marking five years since the passing of Madiba and the 16 Days of Activism. The event featured keynote address by world-renowned media personality Oprah Winfrey and conversations with prominent African activists such as Josina Z Machel and Zoleka Mandela.
“Not everyone can be famous, but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service,” said Oprah Winfrey in her keynote address. “Ask the question, how can I be greater than myself.”