Ivanka Trump met with religious leaders Monday in Addis Ababa at Holy Trinity Cathedral, an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church. All 157 people on board died.
"By strengthening our focus on the women of Africa, OPIC will foster prosperity and stability in the region, and support the Administration's important efforts to advance global women's economic empowerment through W-GDP", said OPIC Acting President & CEO David Bohigian who launched the initiative with Ivanka.
"Our goal is to reach 50 million women in developing countries by 2025", she stated.
During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. Ivanka Trump is on a four-day trip to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast on behalf of a White House project meant to boost 50 million women in developing countries by 2025.
Ivanka Trump, eldest daughter and advisor of U.S. President Donald Trump is in Ethiopia as part of her two-nation Africa tour to launch an initiative aimed at economically empowering women in the continent.
The president's daughter and senior adviser is in Africa to promote a White House global women's project.
She is also scheduled to make an appearance at a World Bank policy summit.