Africa’s First Ladies Give Back

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  • RAND Africa First Ladies Initiative
  • RAND Africa First Ladies Initiative
  • Laura Bush
  • Africa First Ladies Initiative
  • Africa First Ladies Intiative
  • African First Ladies Initiative

Western Friends

Former U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Cherie Blair, wife of the former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair, also attended the program on behalf of their own organizations. Bush spoke to the first ladies and praised the women for using their public platform to champion change in their countries.

(Photo: Courtesy Diane Bondareff/Rand.org)

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