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Kerry, Clinton, Bush to Explore Afghan Women's Future in Georgetown Talk

WHO:
  • John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State
  • Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States
  • Rajiv Shah, USAID administrator
WHAT:
Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and former First Lady Laura Bush will share the stage at Georgetown University at 10 a.m. on November 15 for a symposium addressing opportunities and solutions for sustaining the significant progress Afghan women and girls have made during the past 10 years.
 
The “Advancing Afghan Women: Promoting Peace and Progress in Afghanistan” event will also focus on how to work together with Afghans to protect and expand such progress.The event will be co-sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security; the George W. Bush Institute; the U.S. Afghan Women’s Council; and the U.S. Alliance in Support of the Afghan People. Former Secretary Clinton and former First Lady Bush are Council co-chairs.
 
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah will also speak at the symposium. In addition, international officials and representatives from the U.S. and Afghan governments and civil society will attend the event.
WHERE:
Gaston Hall (Map)
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
WHEN:
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
COVERAGE:
Media interested in attending must contact Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or rwm33@georgetown.edu. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
 
Pre-set time for still and video cameras: 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
Final access time for journalists: 9:10 a.m.
WEBCAST:
The event will be webcast live at http://webcast.georgetown.edu
CONTACT:
Rob Mathis
rwm33@georgetown.edu
202-687-4328
 

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