The First Lady, Dominique Ouattara, sponsored the 30-year commemoration ceremony of the Regional Academy of Marine Sciences and Technology (ARSTM), coupled with the celebration of the excellence of the Gender of this instition. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, August 02nd, 2017, in the realms of the ARSTM, in the presence of Mr. Amadou Koné, Minister of Transport, Minister of State, Oyé Guilavogui, Minister of Transport of Guinea Conakry and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ARSTM.

On this occasion, the sponsor of the event awarded the best students of the academy. Six (06) students, including three (03) girls and three (03) boys, received the rewards of the wife of the Head of State. The award-winner Kadjo N'Dathua Grâce Mireille, an Ivorian national, received an envelope of 500,000 CFA francs and a laptop. The other winners received each 100,000 CFA francs and a laptop.

The godmother of the event took the opportunity of this ceremony to take social actions. Indeed, as usual, she offered donations in cans and in-kind to the institution to help it in its mission of training technicians and managers of the professions of the sea. So, well before the celebrations of the thirty years of the ARSTM, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara had offered a medical ambulance to the Academy of the Sea. These festivities gave her the opportunity to strengthen the offer of care of the infirmary of the institution. She offered a computer, a medical refrigerator, 2 stethoscopes, 3 suture boxes, 3 consultation lamps, 10 blouses, 16 sheets, and many other medical equipment in the infirmary. Still in order to improve the health of the students of the academy and the surrounding populations, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara offered 1,000 doses of vaccines against Typhoid fever.