Dr. Rasekoala was invited by the AUC as a Stakeholder representative for the Stakeholders’ Consultation on the 2015 Theme: ‘Year of Women Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063’ of African Ministers’ of Gender and Women’s Affairs, Gender Focal Points of Regional Economic Commissions, UN Agencies and other Development partners, and African Civil Society organisations. The Conference was held from the 20-23 January 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the margins of the 24 th African Union Assembly of Heads of States and Governments.