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Dialogue for Action Africa

Affordable Health Care Will Be Good for America

Cecilia Attias | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Cecilia Attias

To people like me, who are from abroad, the American debate has often seemed bewildering. How could you not want to find a way to provide affordable care to citizens? In the US, of course, the system is enormously complicated and entrenched.

Women and Leadership: Let's Continue the Conversation

Cecilia Attias | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact
Cecilia Attias

Women must have opportunities to pursue their dreams whether they live in Cape Town or Libreville, San Francisco or New York. We envisage -- and are working to help bring about -- a world where female leaders are no longer an exception, but a thoroughly unsurprising norm.

Ending Infant Mortality

Cecilia Attias | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Cecilia Attias

Earlier this month, Africa gave the world some very good news. The Economist magazine reported that the continent as a whole had experienced some of the steepest drops in child mortality ever seen anywhere.

Dialogue for Action Africa

Cecilia Attias | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Cecilia Attias

Women are at the center of our world's development. Women are the mothers who bear and care for children, and they play an important economic role. Empowering women is key to boosting the well-being of many rural societies.