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"Make women the focus of our work in Africa"

Perry Yeatman, senior vice president of Kraft Foods, gives her thoughts on the "power of women" in the fight against hunger.

Perry Yeatman, senior vice president of Kraft Foods, gives her thoughts on the "power of women" in the fight against hunger and recalls a popular American saying: "If you want to get a job done, give it to a busy woman".

Yeatman was one of 15 women from the worlds of business, politics and aid who gathered in the WFP tent on Friday to find innovative approaches to helping women fight hunger. WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran said several new ideas emerged from the conversation and promised to hold another such meeting next year (see post below).