The support of companies like Nokia, Indosat, ExxonMobil and Qtel and the participation of local partners such as Mercy Corps was a wonderful display of enthusiasm for the new mobile service.
The events to mark International Widows Day 2013 will be held in association with UN Women.
"As human rights lawyers, we are frequently presented with tough questions and we should not shirk from engaging with them nor should we fear the political debate or even condemnation such engagement may bring."
The agenda incorporated some of the most innovative and talented women in business, the media, academia and society.
Current and former first ladies gather at RAND Forum in New York to expand leadership on women's issues.
Human trafficking "is not a business model. It's a crime, and we're going to stop it." President Obama
Cherie met four women peacemakers who each movingly described their activities in various fields of conflict.
The island of Omey is a place of devotion to Saint Feichín, who is known to have established many similar communities across the West of Ireland.
"I was so impressed that Cherie gave to each and every student warm and personal praise, which I know they will cherish. It was a night to remember."
Universe Column, David Alton, 21 July 2012
"Anyone who is associated or knows Jospice can only admire the early determination of the founder and supporters to start such a worthy charity."
The event celebrated Merseyside's communities; the charities, voluntary groups, community leaders, social businesses, funders, supporters, volunteers and philanthropists.
Cherie discussed equality in partnerships and the need for flexibility for both men and women in the workplace.
The loss of women in their 30s to the profession was discussed with Cherie advising the need for more flexible working hours
The annual awards recognising the achievements of Asian women in the UK
Two speaking engagements and a trip down memory lane.
Cherie pointed out that women perform 66% of the world's work and produce 50% of the food, but they only earn 10% of the income