Malawi Former President Joyce Banda, is expected to attend Fortune Most Powerful Women’s Summit to be held in the United States of America in October 2014, sources said Saturday.Banda’s press officer Tusekele Mwanyongo said the summit under the theme New Connected Leadership, will among others, promote business ventures, education, arts and leadership through one-on–one interview, panel discussions, interactive breakout sessions and high level networking.

“The former president will pay for her transport because all top women across the world have been invited to the summit will have to cater for the transport and expenses on their own,” he said.

The summit has attracted Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Nollywood Actress Omotola Jelade Ekeinde who also made it in the 2013 Forbes Magazine top 100 influential women in the world.

Other high ranking women heading for the summit include Clinton Foundation Vice chairperson Chelsea Clinton, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg, Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer and Xerox CEO Ursula Burns.