March 6, 2019
The female delegates to the Accountability Colloquium VI pose with U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi Virginia Palmer in Lilongwe, Malawi, February 26, 2019. While militaries around the world are still heavily male-dominated, women have made large strides in breaking gender-based barriers in recent years. From left: Sandra Franzblau, Attorney Advisor with United States Africa Command’s Office of Legal Counsel; Major Wendi Sazama, United States of America; Brigadier General Mary Chaifullo; Captain Momosa Mary Griffiths; Ambassador Virginia Palmer; Lieutenant Beene Mudenda Mutinda; Captain Thomasin Tumpale Gondwe; Mtendere Gondwe, Representative from the African Union; Lieutenant Colonel Laura Roman.