15 African Nations are being represented in a meeting of first ladies to help raise awareness to the plight of women in their respective nations. Topics of discussion include AIDS and clean water availability.
The meeting to be held in Los Angeles will include some of the elite Hollywood A-listers such as Sharon Stone, Billy Zane and Danny Glover who all have an interest in charities in Africa.
Mr Glover said that the women's influence in the family to health and education is vital. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's wife,Sarah and Maria Shriver, Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife will also be attending.