The First Lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E Madam Roman Tesfaye was elected President of OAFLA for the period 2017-2019 at the 19th OAFLA General Assembly held in Addis Ababa, on July 04, 2017. She was elected from among the newly elected Steering Committee which comprises of First Ladies of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Burkina Faso and Ghana.