Organiser : The Loomba Foundation 

Lord Loomba CBE hosted a webinar to mark UN International Widows Day on 23rd June 2020 to raise awareness of the impact of COVID-19 on widows worldwide and to call for international support for widows’ empowerment both financially and socially. 

Lord Loomba was joined on the panel by former First Lady, Mrs. Cherie Blair QC CBE, President of the Loomba Foundation; Mrs. Fatima Maada Bio, First Lady, Sierra Leone; Ms Simone Mensah, Vice President of the Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation (Gabon); Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO (Niti Aayog), Government of India; Dr Peter Rajsingh and Mr. Harjiv Singh, Trustees of the Loomba Foundation.